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    Sale 12070

    Impressionist & Modern Art Works on Paper

    13 May 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1081

    Georges Seurat (1859-1891)

    Un profil d'homme, deux poings, des doigts

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Georges Seurat (1859-1891)
    Un profil d'homme, deux poings, des doigts
    pencil on paper laid down on card
    5 7/8 x 4 ¾ in. (14.9 x 12 cm.)
    Drawn circa 1880


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    Provenance

    Estate of the artist.
    Emile Seurat, Paris (brother of the artist; by descent from the above).
    Félix Fénéon, Paris.
    Paul Valéry, Paris.
    Acquired from the family of the above by the present owner, June 1986.


    Literature

    C.M. de Hauke, Seurat et son oeuvre, Paris, 1961, vol. II, p. 40, no. 351 (illustrated, p. 41).


    Exhibited

    Paris, La Revue Blanche, Seurat, March-April 1900.