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    Sale 12070

    Impressionist & Modern Art Works on Paper

    13 May 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1085

    Berthe Morisot (1841-1895)

    Tête de Jeannie

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Berthe Morisot (1841-1895)
    Tête de Jeannie
    sanguine, pastel and pencil on paper
    11 x 9 5/8 in. (28 x 24.5 cm.)
    Drawn in 1888


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    Yves Rouart has confirmed the authenticity of this work.

    Provenance

    Jeanne Gobillard (Mme Paul Valéry), Paris (acquired from the artist).
    Acquired from the family of the above by the present owner, March 1982.


    Literature

    M.-L. Bataille and G. Wildenstein, Berthe Morisot, Catalogue des peintures, pastels et aquarelles, Paris, 1961, p. 57.


    Exhibited

    Paris, Galerie Marcel Bernheim, Réunion d'oeuvres par Berthe Morisot, June-July 1922, no. 31.
    Paris, Musée de l'Orangerie, Berthe Morisot, summer 1941, p. 44, no. 239.