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Study of a young man bending forward to kiss a hand, for the painting The Departure of the Prodigal Son (now lost)

Artist:
James Tissot (French, Nantes 1836–1902 Chenecey-Buillon)
Date:
1862–63
Medium:
Graphite, heightened with white, on pink paper
Dimensions:
9 1/2 x 12 1/16 in. (24.1 x 30.6 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1970
Accession Number:
1970.114.1
Not on view
Inscription: At lower right in graphite on verso, Colnaghi's stock number: "29817 LX"; at lower right in green pencil on verso: "67"; in pen and ink: "70".
Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings, Prints and Photographs: A Selection".

P. & D. Colnaghi & Co. "Exhibition of Nineteenth Century Drawings by European Artists," April 7, 1970–April 24, 1970.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings Recently Acquired, 1969-1971," January 18, 1972–April 16, 1972.

Paris. Musée du Louvre. "Dessins Français du Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, de David à Picasso," October 25, 1973–January 7, 1974.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," July 13, 2009–October 4, 2009.

Keith Roberts "Current and Forthcoming Exhibitions: London." The Burlington Magazine. vol. 112, no. 806, May 1970, p. 327.

Jacob Bean Drawings Recently Acquired, 1969-1971. Exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art (January 18 - April 16). New York, 1972, cat. no. 73.

Jacob Bean, Linda Boyer Gillies, Cynthia Lambros, Roseline Bacou, Réunion des Musées Nationaux Dessins français du Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York de David à Picasso. 54th Exposition de Cabinet des Dessins Musée du Louvre, 25 October, 1973-7 January 1974. Paris, 1973, cat. no. 91, fig. no. 65, p. 66, ill.

Michael Wentworth James Tissot. Oxford - Clarendon Press, 1984, fig. no. 16, p. 41, note 120, ill.



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