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Study of a Woman's Head

Pierre Puvis De Chavannes

French, 1824–1898

Study of a Woman's Head

c. 1865

Medium Graphite with stumping on beige wove paper
Dimensions 6 7/8 x 5 5/16 in. (17.4 x 13.5 cm)
Object Number 1955.1716
Acquisition Acquired by Sterling and Francine Clark before 1955
Status Off View

Image Caption

Pierre Puvis De Chavannes, Study of a Woman's Head, c. 1865, Graphite with stumping on beige wove paper. The Clark Art Institute, 1955.1716.

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

[Galerie Choiseul, Paris, sold to Clark, 1919]; Robert Sterling Clark (1919–1955); Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, 1955.

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