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View from the Ramparts at Chartres

Artist:
Henri-Joseph Harpignies (French, Valenciennes 1819–1916 Saint-Privé)
Date:
1893
Medium:
Watercolor
Dimensions:
12 x 8 7/8 in. (30.5 x 22.6 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Bequest of Susan Dwight Bliss, 1966
Accession Number:
67.55.23
Not on view
Signature: Lower left corner: N. harpignies 1893

Inscription: At lower right: "CHARTRES";
on verso, at upper margin in graphite: "87 x 46"; "Vue prise à Chartres / sur la promenade de la ville -" ;
at center in blue graphite: "3.945";
at lower margin in graphite: "17807"; in blue graphite: "6727"

Marking: Unidentified collector's or dealer's mark stamped on verso, lower margin: A x T (in seal); sticker on old frame (now in Drawings Dept. Archives) 50277/Kennedy & Co/785-5th Ave/Rare Prints/New York/K&Co/"VIEW OF THE CHATEAU NEAR CHARTRES, 1893"/Original Water Colors by J.H. HARPIGNIES/From the Felix Lareche, Paris, Collection
Félix Lareche; Donor: Susan Dwight Bliss
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