Jules Chéret

French, 1836–1932

Seated Woman with Head Turned to the Left and Hands Held in Her Lap

c. 1900

Black chalk on blue-gray paper

Overall: 15 9/16 x 9 9/16 in. (39.5 x 24.3 cm)

Acquired by Sterling Clark, 1915




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.