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Standing Woman with a Pitcher

Pierre Puvis De Chavannes

French, 1824–1898

Standing Woman with a Pitcher

c. 1873

Medium Black chalk on blue-gray paper
Dimensions Overall: 9 7/16 x 4 1/2 in. (24 x 11.4 cm)
Object Number 1955.1718
Acquisition Acquired by Sterling and Francine Clark before 1955
Status Off View

Image Caption

Pierre Puvis De Chavannes, Standing Woman with a Pitcher, c. 1873, Black chalk on blue-gray paper. The Clark Art Institute, 1955.1718.


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.


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, described as "dessin pour la ceramique").    

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