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    Sale 5226

    Impressionist & Modern Art

    28 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 16

    Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (1864-1901)

    Lucien Guitry

    Price Realised  

    Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (1864-1901)
    Lucien Guitry
    inscribed 'M Guitry/Chez M. Bourdoncle/à la Mothe Loing' (upper left)
    pencil on paper
    4½ x 6 7/8in. (11.5 x 17.5cm.)


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    Lucien Guitry was a friend of Toulouse-Lautrec. A well known actor, he played at Sarah Bernhardt's Théâtre de la Renaissance. In 1900, Toulouse-Lautrec designed a programme for a performance of Zola's L'Assomoir at the Théâtre de la Porte-St-Martin which Guitry directed.
    This portrait was drawn at Mr Bourdoncle's house in la Mothe Loing.

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    Provenance

    Brunau-Varilla, Paris
    Anon. sale, Hôtel Drouot Paris, 9-10 July 1947, lot 9 where purchased by M. Raykis
    Private Collection


    Literature

    M. G. Dortu, Toulouse-Lautrec et son oeuvre, vol. VI, New York, 1971, no.D.4.299, (illustrated p.758)