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Dudley Hardy

British (1866-1922)

Sarah Bernhardt
1889
Oil on panel
9 1/2 x 6 1/2 in. (24.1 x 16.6 cm)
Signed, dated, and inscribed upper right: SARAH.BERNHARDT. / DUDLEY. HARDY / PARIS / 1889.
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, 1955.760

Provenance

  • Galerie Thomas Knorr, Munich (by 1901; possibly until c. 1918); 
  • Madame P., Paris;1   
  • [Knoedler, Paris, sold to Clark, Nov. 1935]   
  • Robert Sterling Clark (1935-1955);   
  • Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, 1955.

Notes

  1. The invoice from Knoedler to Clark quotes a letter from a "Madame P." who they call a former owner of the painting; her letter describes some of the painting's provenance.

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