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The Little Communicant (La petite communiante)

Artist:
Jules Bastien-Lepage (French, Damvillers 1848–1884 Paris)
Date:
1848–84
Medium:
Pen and black ink, black chalk and charcoal, stumped
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 5/16 x 7 3/8 in. (26.2 x 18.8cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Purchase, Karen B. Cohen Gift, 1987
Accession Number:
1987.306
Not on view
Descendants of the artist; Private Collection, Paris; Brandt Dayton & Co., Ltd (New York); Vendor: Brandt Dayton & Co., Ltd (New York)
Cleveland Museum of Art. "The Realist Tradition: French Painting and Drawing, 1830-1900," November 12, 1980–January 18, 1981.

Brooklyn Museum. "The Realist Tradition: French Painting and Drawing, 1830-1900," March 7, 1981–May 10, 1981.

Saint Louis Art Museum. "The Realist Tradition: French Painting and Drawing, 1830-1900," July 23, 1981–September 20, 1981.

Glasgow Art Gallery and Museum. "The Realist Tradition: French Painting and Drawing, 1830-1900," November 5, 1981–January 4, 1982.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Recent Acquisitions: Drawings, Prints and Photographs," September 22, 1988–January 8, 1989.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," August 27, 2013–November 18, 2013.

Aubrun D74
Gabriel P. Weisberg The Realist Tradition. 1980, cat. no. 224, pp. 32, 252, ill.

"Realism and impressionism in nineteenth-century French art." The Magazine Antiques. vol. 120, August 1981, Notes that this portrait renders reality like a formal, posed photograph (p. 335)., fig. no. 3, pp. 335, 337, ill.

Marie-Madeleine Aubrun Jules Bastien-Lepage, 1848-1884. 1985, cat. no. D 74, p. 97, ill.

Jacob Bean "Curatorial Reports and Departmental Accessions: Drawings." in Annual Report of the Trustees of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, July 1, 1987 - June 30, 1988. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, no.118, New York, 1988, p. 24.



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