21 November 1996
Joaquin Sorolla y Bastida (1863-1923)
A Peasant Woman, near Rome
signed, inscribed and dated 'J. Sorolla Roma. 1888.' (recto), inscribed 'plana para color' (verso)
black chalk, watercolour, bodycolour heightened with white
15¼ x 10 5/8 in. (387 x 270 mm.)
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La Ilustración Ibérica, Madrid.
B. de Pantorba, La vida y la obra de Joaquin Sorolla, Madrid, 1970, p. 174, no. 1191.
We are grateful to Blanca Pons Sorolla who confirmed the attribution of the drawing from a photograph.
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