25 June 2008
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (1864-1901)
Rouge de rivière
signed with the artist's monogram 'HTL' (lower right)
watercolour, gouache and pen and ink on paper
9 x 5 7/8 in. (23 x 15 cm.)
Executed circa 1877-1880
Comtesse de Toulouse-Lautrec, by descent from the artist.
Baron Séré de Rivières.
A gift from the above to the present owner circa 1950.
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M.G. Dortu, Toulouse-Lautrec et son Oeuvre, vol. III, New York, 1971, no. A.49 (illustrated p. 465).
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