12 September 2007
PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE AMERICAN COLLECTION
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (1864-1901)
Recherche: Portrait charge de Lamartaine
stamped with monogram (Lugt 1338; lower left)
pencil on paper
8 3/8 x 4 7/8 in. (21.3 x 12.4 cm.)
Drawn in 1894
Estate of the artist.
Dr. Georges Viau, Paris.
Marcel Guiot, Paris.
Th. P. Halperin, United States.
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.G. Dortu, Toulouse-Lautrec et son oeuvre, New York, 1971, vol. V, p. 582, no. D.3.498 (illustrated, p. 583).
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