5 February 2004
Félicien Joseph Victor Rops (1833-1898)
signed with the monogram 'FR' (lower left); stamped with Germain Seligman's collector's stamp (on the mount)
pastel, black chalk and pencil on card
9¾ x 7¼ in. (25.1 x 18 cm.)
Octave Uzanne; his sale, Paris, Hôtel Drouot, 2 March 1894, lot .
Mr and Mrs Germain Seligman.
Hazlitt, Gooden & Fox, London.
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1979.
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London, Hazlitt, Gooden & Fox, Ninteenth Century French Drawings, June - July 1979, no. 75 (illustrated pl. 77).
The authenticity of this work has been confirmed by Monique Cuvelier-Ladot.
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