3 April 2002
Eugène Carrière (French, 1840-1906)
Head of a Young Girl in profile
stamped with signature (lower right)
oil on canvas
16 1/8 x 13 in. (41.3 x 33 cm.)
Elissen Collection, Paris.
The Artist's Studio Sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 8 June 1906, lot 25.
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Veronique Milin will include this work in her forthcoming Carrière catalogue raisonné.
Offered to benefit a new scholarship initiative from Bennington College, this work distils the unique form of abstraction for which the artist would become famous
Ahead of the sale of portraits of four different muses, we focus on the women the artist came to depend on so passionately