Gouache and watercolor over graphite on wove paper mounted to wood panel
Sheet: 13 5/16 x 6 3/8 in. (33.8 x 16.2 cm)
Gift of Mrs. Charles Wrightsman, 2004
Not on view
Signature: Signed in pen and red ink at lower left: Gustave Moreau
Marking: On back of frame: red outlined seal with inscription: property of Francis Neilson; the numbers: 1450, 131, 650; framer's label: Romain-Barillier, Paris
M. Charles Viguier; his sale, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, May 4, 1906, no. 92, repr., Fr. 2,050; Francis Neilson, 1867-1961; Hazlitt, Gooden & Fox, London, 1989, sold to Wrightsman; Mrs. Charles Wrightsman, 1989-2004; her gift in 2004 to the Metropolitan Museum of Art; Donor: Jayne Wrightsman
Pierre Mathieu Gustave Moreau, with a Catalogue of the Finished Paintings, Watercolors and Drawings. Boston, 1976, cat. no. 418, ill.
Pierre Rosenberg, Elizabeth E. Barker, George R. Goldner et al. The Wrightsman Pictures. Everett Fahy, New York and New Haven, 2005, cat. no. 124, ill.