New York, Park Avenue
22 May 1997
Jean-Georges Vibert* (French, 1840-1902)
'Un Conte de Fée': The Artist's Mother greeted by Three Magicians, one as the German Teacher, another the Family Priest, all in a Dream Landscape populated by Goblins and other Creatures
signed 'J.G. Vibert.'
black chalk, watercolor, bodycolor heightened with white on cream paper
17¼ x 26¾ in. (443 x 687 mm.)
Comte Nissim de Camondo.
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E. Bellier de la Chavignerie amd L. Auvray, Dictionnaire général des artistes de l'Ecole française, New York and London, 1979, p. 669.
Paris, Exposition Universelle, 1878, no. 56.
Vibert studied with Picot and Barrias at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts and exhibited at the Salon from 1864 onwards.
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