BERTHE MORISOT (1841-1895) La Mandoline (recto); Etude (verso)
stamped with initials 'B.M.' (Lugt 388a; lower right)
sanguine on paper (recto); pencil on paper (verso)
9 1/4 x 12 5/8 in. (23.2 x 32.1 cm.)
Drawn in 1889
Estate of the artist.
Julie Manet and Ernest Rouart, Paris (daughter and son-in-law of the artist, until at least 1929).
Galerie Bernheim-Jeune et Cie., Paris.
Mr. and Mrs. S.E. Worms, New York (until 1996).
Frederick Hudson Fine Art, New York.
Lisa Kurts Gallery, Memphis.
Acquired from the above by the late owner, by 1997.
Paris, Galerie Bernheim-Jeune et Cie., Exposition d'oeuvres de Berthe Morisot au profit des "Amis du Luxembourg," May 1929, no. 186.
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Yves Rouart has confirmed the authenticity of this work.