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    Sale 1902

    Impressionist and Modern Works on Paper

    7 November 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 133

    Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (1864-1901)

    Etudes pour La reine de joie

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    Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (1864-1901)
    Etudes pour La reine de joie
    each stamped with monogram (Lugt 1338; lower left)
    blue and red crayons on paper
    The first: 7 7/8 x 4¼ in. (20 x 10.8 cm.)
    The second: 4 1/8 x 5 3/8 in. (10.5 x 13.8 cm.)
    Drawn in 1892


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    Two drawings in one lot (2).

    Galerie Brame & Lorenceau has confirmed the authenticity of this work.

    Provenance

    Estate of the artist.
    Private collection, Switzerland.
    By descent from the above to the present owner, circa 1958.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from a Private Swiss Collector


    Literature

    M. Joyant, Musée d'Albi, Paris, 1924, no. S.198.


    Exhibited

    Tübingen, Kunsthalle, Toulouse-Lautrec, November-March 1987, no. 52.