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Portrait of the Marquis de Biron.

Artist:
Giovanni Boldini (Italian, Ferrara 1842–1931 Paris)
Date:
ca. 1904
Medium:
Black chalk
Dimensions:
sheet: 16 15/16 x 10 3/8 in. (43.1 x 26.4 cm) maximum, upper border arched
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Purchase, Mr. and Mrs. David T. Schiff. Gift, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.183
Not on view
Guillaume de Gontaut-Biron, marquis de Biron (1859–1939); Marcel Higuette; Ferrers (London); Wildenstein & Co., Inc. (New York), New York; Benjamin Sonnenberg (American (born Russia), Brest-Litovsk ca.1901–1978 New York); Sotheby's, New York, sale June 7, 1979, lot 634, repr.
Joseph Meder - translated and revised by Winslow Ames The Mastery of Drawing. 2 vols., New York, 1978, cat. no. 274, fig. no. 274, pp. 268-269, ill.

Jacob Bean Notable Acquisitions, 1979-1980: Drawings (Walter C. Baker Collection, and other sources). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1980, pp. 50-3, ill.



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