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lower center plate: ABesnard. 1888; by later hand, upper left verso in graphite: A. Besnard geb 1849 in Frankreich / Sohn des K√ľnstlers; by later hand, lower left verso in graphite: Besnard D. 79iii / Artist's son 21043


Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Bell, Cambridge, MA; gift to NGA, 1996.

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.