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Kneeling Youth

Pierre Puvis De Chavannes

French, 1824–1898

Kneeling Youth

1834–1898

Medium Black chalk on paper
Dimensions Overall: 12 11/16 x 9 1/2 in. (32.2 x 24.1 cm)
Object Number 1955.1717
Acquisition Acquired by Sterling and Francine Clark before 1955
Status Off View

Image Caption

Pierre Puvis De Chavannes, Kneeling Youth, 1834–1898, Black chalk on paper. The Clark Art Institute, 1955.1717.

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.

Provenance

Puvis de Chavannes (L. 2104; inventory stamp, after death of the artist); Durand-Ruel, Paris (if identical with drawing bought by Robert Sterling Clark, 1917, entitled "Femme agenouillée").    

*"L." refers to F. Lugt, Les Marques de collections de dessins et d'estampes, Amsterdam, 1921 and Supplément, The Hague, 1956.

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