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    Sale 7703

    Impressionist/Modern Works on Paper

    5 February 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 167

    Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (1864-1901)

    Trois études de têtes

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    Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (1864-1901)
    Trois études de têtes
    stamped with the monogram (lower right; Lugt 1338)
    pencil on paper
    7 x 8½ in. (17.4 x 22 cm.)
    Executed in 1894


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    This drawing is a study for the faces of the two figures seated on a sofa in the foreground of Toulouse-Lautrec's oil Au salon de la rue des Moulins, 1894 (Dortu no. 559; Musée Toulouse-Lautrec, Albi).

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    Provenance

    Michel Manzi; his sale, Galerie Manzi-Joyant, Paris, 13-14 March 1919, lot 198.
    Anonymous sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 24 February 1922, lot 246.
    Marcel Guéin.
    Mme Hein, Paris.
    Anonymous sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 7 December 2005, lot 23.
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.


    Literature

    M. Joyant, Henri de Toulouse- Lautrec, vol. II, Paris, 1926, p. 244.
    M.G. Dortu, Toulouse-Lautrec et son oeuvre, vol. V, Catalogue des dessins, New York, 1971, no. D.3.628 (illustrated p. 603).


    Exhibited

    Brussels, Palais des Beaux-Arts, De Toulouse-Lautrec à Chagall, March - April 1956, no. 176 (illustrated pl. 2).
    Paris, Musée Jacquemart-André, Toulouse-Lautrec, 1959, no. 154.