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Inscription

lower right in graphite: James Ensor 1887 / 25; by later hand, lower left verso in graphite: J Ensor / 6 Buste (not deciphered) a pointe seche

Provenance

Private collection, purchased directly from Ensor c. 1900; (William Weston Gallery, London); Mrs. Ruth Kainen, Washington, D.C.; gift to NGA, 2006.



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.