Portrait of a Woman


Knoedler, Paris (bought by Robert Sterling Clark, 1923).

Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux

French, 1827–1875

Portrait of a Woman

1874 (?)

Black chalk heightened with white on buff paper

Overall: 7 7/8 x 5 7/8 in. (20 x 15 cm)

Acquired by Sterling and Francine Clark before 1955




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.