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The Ball (Madame Forain)

Jean Louis Forain

French, 1852–1931

The Ball (Madame Forain)

c. 1880–1900

Medium Ink, watercolor, gouache, and pencil on paper
Dimensions 15 5/8 x 11 13/16 in. (39.7 x 30 cm)
Object Number 1955.1761
Acquisition Acquired by Sterling and Francine Clark before 1955
Status Off View

Image Caption

Jean Louis Forain, The Ball (Madame Forain), c. 1880–1900, Ink, watercolor, gouache, and pencil on paper. The Clark Art Institute, 1955.1761.


Lees, Sarah, ed. Nineteenth-Century European Paintings at the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute. Williamstown, MA: Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute; New Haven and London: distributed by Yale University Press, 2012. 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.


Knoedler, Paris (bought by Robert Sterling Clark, 1915).