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Inscription

upper left in black ink: VANITY FAIR; upper left verso in graphite by unknown hand: PD-355; lower right verso in graphite by unknown hand: 5317 / #400

Marks and Labels

embossed upper left: EXTRA SHAMROCK BRISTOL BOARD [circled] / A N C / NY

Provenance

(Graham Gallery, New York); Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1978; acquired 2015 by the National Gallery of Art

Exhibition History
1980
Guy Pene du Bois: Artist About Town, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC; Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, Nebraska; Block Gallery, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, 1980-1981, p. 72, no. 26, repro
Bibliography
1983
Simmons, Linda Crocker and with the assistance of Adrianne J. Humphrey, et al. American Drawings, Watercolors, Pastels, and Collages in the Collection of the Corcoran Gallery of Art. Washington, DC: Corcoran Gallery of Art, 1983: p. 179, no. 1219.