Details
Nicolas François Octave Tassaert (Paris 1800-1874)
The abandoned girl
signed with initials and dated 'O.T./1851' (lower right)
oil on canvas
12¾ x 10 in. (33 x 25.4 cm.)
Provenance
Anonymous sale; Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 28 April 1965.
Literature
A. Dumas fils, 'A Monsieur Ludovic Baschet,' in Octave Tassaert: Notice sur sa vie et catalogue de son oeuvre Paris, 1886, pp. i-v.
B. Prost, Octave Tassaert: Notice sur sa vie et catalogue de son oeuvre, Paris, 1886, p. 25, no. 90.
A. Sheon, 'Octave Tassaert's 'Le Suicide': Early Realism and the Plight of Women,' Arts Magazine, 55, no. 9, May 1981, p. 44.
G.P. Weisberg, The Realist Tradition: French Painting and Drawing, 1830-1900, Cleveland, 1980, pp. 44-45, 47, 94-95, 310-311.

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