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Inscription

upper center in plate: AB Londres; lower right in brown ink: Londres A Besnard; upper center verso in black chalk: AB Londres; by later hand, lower left verso in graphite: D15 1/11/6; by later hand, lower right in graphite: 12309

Provenance

(Charles M. Young, Portland, CT); purchased 2005 by NGA.

Exhibition History
2009
The Darker Side of Light: Arts of Privacy, 1850-1900, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles; NGA; Smart Museum of Art, Chicago, 2009 - 2010
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.