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by artist, lower right in pen and black ink: Steinlen; by artist, lower left in blue-colored pencil: L'Aventure du Vieux Doyen; by artist, lower right in blue-colored pencil: Réduire à 0 [?] 23 en / largeur; by later hand, lower left in graphite: 82 (in circle); by later hand, lower right verso in graphite: L Aventure du Doyen; by later hand, lower center in graphite: 33 (in circle); by later hand, lower center in graphite: [3?] (in circle)

Provenance

Joseph F. McCrindle [1923-2008], New York; Joseph F. McCrindle Foundation, 2008; gift to NGA, 2009.

Bibliography
2012
Grasselli, Margaret M., and Arthur K. Wheelock, Jr., eds. The McCrindle Gift: A Distinguished Collection of Drawings and Watercolors. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art. Washington, 2012: 177 (color).