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Inscription

by the artist, lower left in graphite: 1880; by the artist, right center in graphite: T-L; by the artist, center verso in graphite: T-L

Provenance

Gustav Pellet, Paris (1859 - 1919); his son-in-law, Maurice Exsteens, Paris; (Justin K. Thannhauser, Paris); (his sale, Parke Bernet, New York, 12 April 1945, no. 40). Curtis O. Baer [1898-1976], Atlanta; by descent; (Jill Newhouse, New York); purchased 2001 by NGA.



Exhibition History
1943
Toulouse-Lautrec Exhibition, Weyhe Gallery, New York, 1943.
1958
Drawings from the Collection of Curtis O. Baer. Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 1958, no. 50.
1985
Master Drawings from Titian to Picasso: The Curtis O. Baer Collection, High Museum of Art, Atlanta; NGA, Washington, D.C.; and tour, 1985 - 1987, no. 86.
2000
Prints Abound: Paris in the 1890s, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2000-2001, no. 94b.
2000
Prints Abound, Paris in the 1890s, NGA, Washington, D.C., 2000-2001 (not in catalogue).
2004
Six Centuries of Prints and Drawings: Recent Acquisitions, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 2004 - 2005
2012
Vernet to Villon: Nineteenth-Century French Master Drawings from the National Gallery of Art. Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art, University of Oklahoma. Norman, OK, 2012, no. 21.
Bibliography
1927
Joyant, Maurice. Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, 1864-1901, vol. II, Dessins-Estampes-Affiches. Paris, 1927: 180.
1971
Dortu, M.G. Toulouse-Lautrec et son oeuvre. 6 vols. New York: Collectors Editions, 1971.
2000
Prints Abound: Paris in the 1890s. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2000-2001: no. 94b.