25 January 2005
Fernand Khnopff (Grembergen 1858-1921 Brussels)
Head of a bearded man turning to the right (recto); Head of a man looking down, seen from behind in three-quarter profile (verso)
5¾ x 3¾ in. (145 x 95 mm.)
The artist's studio stamp (not in Lugt).
With Hazlitt, Gooden and Fox, London, 1987, no. 22.
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R.L. Delevoy, C. de Croës amd G. Ollinger-Zinque, Fernand Khnopff, Brussels, 1987, no. 37b.
Another page from the same sketchbook was formerly in the collection of Gerald Schürr, Paris (R.L. Delevoy et al., op. cit., no. 37a, sold in Paris, 23 May 2000, lot 68). Both drawings can be dated to circa 1882.
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