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Peasants

Artist:
Georges Seurat (French, Paris 1859–1891 Paris)
Date:
1881–84
Medium:
Conté crayon
Dimensions:
9 13/16 x 12 7/16 in. (24.8 x 31.6 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Bequest of Miss Adelaide Milton de Groot (1876-1967), 1967
Accession Number:
67.187.34
Not on view
Paysans (Ouvriers - Artisans)

Inscription: On verso, at lower left, in graphite:
"Collection Félix Vallotton / J. Rodrigues-Henriques / Février 1926"

On verso, at center, in red pencil:
"Seurat 166/S"
[posthumous inventory dessin number].
Émile Seurat (French, 1891–1906)artist's brother; Félix Vallotton (Swiss, Lausanne 1865–1925 Paris); Jacques Rodrigues-Henriques; Adelaide Milton de Groot (American, New York 1876–1967 New York); Donor: Adelaide Milton de Groot (American, New York 1876–1967 New York)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Seurat: Drawings and Oil Sketches from New York Collections," September 29, 1977–November 27, 1977.

Wildenstein & Co., Inc. "La Revue Blanche : Paris in the days of Post-Impressionism and Symbolism," November 17, 1983–December 31, 1983.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," July 26, 1999–October 18, 1999.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," October 4, 2005–January 9, 2006.

Museum of Modern Art, New York. "Georges Seurat: The Drawings," October 9, 2007–January 7, 2008.

deHauke 523
Gustave Coquiot Georges Seurat. Albin Michel, Paris, 1924, p. 252.

Germain Seligman The Drawings of Georges Seurat. Curt Valentin Gallery, New York, 1947, cat. no. 37, fig. no. pl. XXVI, pp. 39, 69, ill.

César de Hauke Seurat et son oeuvre. vol. 2, Paris, 1961, cat. no. 523, pp. 116-117, ill.

Jacob Bean Seurat, Drawings and Oil Sketches from New York Collections. Exh. cat.: September 29 - November 27, 1977. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1977, cat. no. 11.

La Revue Blanche : Paris in the days of Post-Impressionism and Symbolism. Exh. cat., 17 November - 31 December. Wildenstein & Co., Inc., New York, 1983, pp. 70, 86, ill.

Nicholas Wadley Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Drawing. Laurence King Publishers, London, 1991, fig. no. 101b, p. 284, ill.



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