12 September 2007
PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE AMERICAN COLLECTION
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (1864-1901)
Tête d'homme de profil
pencil on paper laid down on paper
3½ x 2¾ in. (8.9 x 7 cm.)
Drawn in 1895
Philippe-Jean Bunau-Varilla, Paris; sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 9 and 10 July 1947, lot 9.
Musée du Louvre, 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.G. Dortu, Toulouse-Lautrec et son oeuvre, New York, 1971, vol. VI, p. 660, no. D.3.893 (illustrated, p. 661).
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