Before a Yacht

Provenance

[Carroll Carstairs, New York, sold to Clark, 16 Jan. 1939, as Avant d’un Yacht]; Robert Sterling Clark (1939–1955); Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, 1955.

Berthe Morisot

French, 1841–1895

Before a Yacht

1875

Watercolor over graphite on cream wove paper

8 1/8 x 10 9/16 in. (20.7 x 26.8 cm)


Acquired by Sterling and Francine Clark before 1955

1955.1964


OFF VIEW

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Haverkamp-Begemann, Egbert, Standish D. Lawder, and Charles W. Talbot, Jr. Drawings from the Clark Art Institute: A Catalogue Raisonné of the Robert Sterling Clark Collection of European and American Drawings, Sixteenth Through Nineteenth Centuries, at the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown. 2 volumes. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1964.