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Study for "La Vieille de Ste. Geneviève"

Pierre Puvis De Chavannes

French, 1824–1898

Study for "La Vieille de Ste. Geneviève"

1896–98

Medium Black chalk on tracing paper
Dimensions Overall: 17 1/16 x 7 1/8 in. (43.4 x 18.1 cm)
Object Number 1955.1720
Acquisition Acquired by Sterling and Francine Clark before 1955
Status Off View

Image Caption

Pierre Puvis De Chavannes, Study for "La Vieille de Ste. Geneviève", 1896–98, Black chalk on tracing paper. The Clark Art Institute, 1955.1720.

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

Albert Pra (sale Paris, Charpentier, June 17, 1938, no. 28, to Durand-Ruel); Durand-Ruel, Paris (bought by Robert Sterling Clark, 1938).

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