Portrait Head of a Bearded Man (An Inmate of the Maison de sante de Madrid, Paris)

1899
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (French, 1864–1901)


Dimensions

9 x 8.3 cm (3 9/16 x 3 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

58.810

Medium or Technique

Graphite pencil on paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Head of a man; relates to other sketches of men (“pensionnaires”) in the Maison de sante de Madrid, Paris; the institution where the artist was also a patient in 1899. See inscription by the artist on verso referring to this place. Related drawing sold at Sotheby’s Arcade 2/24/95.

Inscription

On verso in graphite, almost certainly by the artist: Je suis au [...] 16 avenue d[...] Madrid [...] le Docteur [...] [...] Je desirerais L [symbol for English pound] [...] pour regler [...].

Provenance

Arts Gemalde und Antiquitaten, Fehse and Mohler, Basel; acquired September 1958

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund