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Young Man in Conversation with His Uncle

Artist:
Jacques Villon (French, Damville 1875–1963 Puteaux)
Date:
1899
Medium:
Black ink, gray wash, graphite, and blue crayon on buff wove paper
Dimensions:
Overall: 9 1/16 x 15 3/8in. (23 x 39cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Robert Lehman Collection, 1975
Accession Number:
1975.1.758
Rights and Reproduction:
© 2016 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Not on view
Signature: Signed and dated in gray wash (lower right): Jacques Villon/ 99

Inscription: Inscribed in blue crayon (lower edge): --Elle est rouge mais avec/ le mariage elle prendra certainement un teint des lis et de rose/ ...oh mon oncle je crosi fermement à la venue des fleurs, le[s] boutons y sont déjà

Marking: Verso stamped in purple ink: Cocorico/ Journal Bi-mensuel Humoristique, Littérataire, et Artistique, Director, Paul Boutigny/ 9 rue Say/ 9 Paris./ Prises au trait sauf pour ces fleurs et la nappe
Marcel Lecomte; Huguette Berès (acquired from Marcel Lecomte); Robert Lehman (acquired from Huguette Berès, Paris, October 1960)
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