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.
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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).
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