12 September 2007
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (1864-1901)
Catulle Mendès (recto and verso)
stamped and numbered 'T.N.-H.T.L 114/2' (lower right); inscribed 'T.N.' (verso)
pencil on paper
10¾ x 8¾ in. (27.3 x 22.2 cm.)
Executed circa 1896
Thadée Natanson, Paris; sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 27 November 1953, lot 114.
Private collection (acquired at the above sale).
James Vigeveno Galleries, Los Angeles.
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T. Natanson, Un Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Geneva, 1957, p. 269 (illustrated).
Galerie Brame & Lorenceau has confirmed the authenticity of this drawing.
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