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Inscription

By artist, lower center in black chalk: B (underlined); by unknown hand, lower left in graphite: 11

Provenance

(Paul Prouté, S.A., Paris); Joseph F. McCrindle [1923-2008], New York, 1985; Joseph F. McCrindle Foundation, 2008; gift to NGA, 2009.

Exhibition History
2013
Orientalism: A Selection of Prints and Drawings. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2013 (no cat.).
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: 174 (as "An Arab Leaning on a Rail")(color).