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A Young Girl in Profile

Title A Young Girl in Profile
Date: 1881
Dimensions: overall: 15 3/4 × 12 3/4 × 3/4 in. (40 × 32.4 × 1.9 cm); frame: 22 1/8 × 19 1/4 × 2 1/4 in. (56.2 × 48.9 × 5.7 cm)
Credit Line: Bequest of Joan Huntley2021.15.1
Object Number: 2021.15.1
Classification: Paintings

Created Paris or La Rochelle, 1881; probably collection of the artist; [possibly offered by the artist for Herpin, Rougeron, and Hue sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, May 23—24, 1881, no. 43, as Une Figure/Tête d’enfant][1]. Private collection, South America, until 2016; [Schiller & Bodo European Paintings, New York, 2016]; Forsum Investment Company on behalf of Dr. Joan Huntley, Chapel Hill, NC, 2016—2019; bequeathed to NCMA, 2019. [1] Priced at 3500 francs, sold for 4100 francs. The annotated version of the catalogue in Bibliothèque nationale de France, Paris, specifies the subject as “Une Figure. de fillette.”

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