12 September 2007
PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE AMERICAN COLLECTION
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (1864-1901)
Monsieur X. (recto); Deux têtes d'hommes dont l'un fume la pipe (verso)
stamped with monogram (Lugt 1338; lower right)
pencil on paper
12¼ x 8 in. (31.1 x 20.3 cm.)
Drawn in 1896
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. 225.
M.G. Dortu, Toulouse-Lautrec et son oeuvre, New York, 1971, vol. VI, p. 734, nos. D.4.219--D.4.220 (recto and verso illustrated, p. 735).
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