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Inscription

lower left in plate: AB; lower left to lower center below image in graphite: Tirage d'artiste à 50; lower right below image in graphite: ABesnard; by later hand, lower center in graphite: Le Turban (ou l'aigrette); by later hand, lower right in graphite: C5[4] / 3rd st

Provenance

Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Bell, Cambridge, MA; gift to NGA, 1997.

Bibliography
1906
Delteil, Loys. Le peintre-graveur illustre. 31 vols. Paris: Published by the author, 1906-1926. Reprint. New York: Collectors Editions, Da Capo Press, 1969. Vol. 30 (Albert Besnard) is by Louis Godefroy.
1920
Coppier, André-Charles. Les Eaux-Fortes de Besnard. Paris: Librairie Berger-Levrault, 1920.