12 September 2007
PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE AMERICAN COLLECTION
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (1864-1901)
Buste d'homme de face, barbe en pointe
stamped with monogram (Lugt 1338; lower right)
pen and ink on paper
6 7/8 x 4½ in. (17.7 x 11.4 cm.)
Drawn in 1895
Estate of the artist.
Maurice Guibert, Paris; sale, 16 and 21 November 1922, lot 401.
Mario Galanti, Paris (acquired at the above sale).
Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Schimmel, New York.
R.H. Ellsworth, Ltd., New York; sale, Sotheby's, New York, April 2001.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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M. Joyant, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, 1864-1901: dessins, estampes, affiches, Paris, 1927, p. 215.
M.G. Dortu, Toulouse-Lautrec et son oeuvre, New York, 1971, vol. VI, p. 656, no. D.3.861 (illustrated, p. 657).
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