22 January 2003
Ignace-Henri-Jean-Théodore Fantin-Latour (Grenoble 1836-1904 Buré)
Head of a bearded man looking down to the left
inscribed, signed and dated 'a mon ami Guillemet Fantin. 1859'
crayon conté on light brown paper
16 7/8 x 13 in. (420 x 337 mm.)
with H. Shickman, New York, 1977.
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
Madame Fantin-Latour, Catalogue de l'oeuvre complet (1849-1904) de Fantin-Latour, Paris, 1911, no. 129.
Madame Fantin-Latour comments in the catalogue raisonné that this was done in the atelier Suisse after an old model called Vilcoq. The drawing is dedicated to Jean-Baptiste-Antoine Guillemet (1843-1918).
Offered in New York, the art collected by the Tony Award-winning producer, philanthropist and ‘grand dame’ of Palm Beach
Nishad Avari guides us through the life and art of one of India’s most important painters — illustrated with works offered on 11 September in New York