London, South Kensington
2 December 2014
Eugène-Emmanuel Amaury-Duval (Paris 1808-1885)
Two seated female figures, one holding an umbrella; and Studies of a female head and of her arm
charcoal, stumping (1), graphite (2)
16 2/3 x 11 1/3 in. (42.7 x 28.7 cm.); 12 1/8 x 7¾ in. (31 x 19.8 cm.); and A head of a man, and two other drawings, by Alphonse Legros; Two studies of a bearded man's head, by Jean-Hyppolite Flandrin; An angel, kneeling, and holding a drapery, French School, around 1860; Standing figure, wearing a hood, by Edme-Alexis-Alfred Dehodencq
with Colnaghi, cat. French Drawing, Post Neoclassicism, 1975, no. 2, ill.
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 21 June 1984, lot 697.
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Montrouge, Salle des Fêtes, Amaury-Duval 1808-1885, 1974, no. 66.
The figures on the recto of this drawing are studies for the women seated at the far right of Amaury-Duval's painting Le jeu de boules, today in Orléans, Musée des Beaux-Arts.
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