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The Little Communicant (La petite communiante)

Jules Bastien-Lepage (French, Damvillers 1848–1884 Paris)

Date:
1848–84
Medium:
Pen and black ink, black chalk and charcoal, stumped
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 5/16 x 7 3/8 in. (26.2 x 18.8cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Purchase, Karen B. Cohen Gift, 1987
Accession Number:
1987.306
  • Provenance

    Descendants of the artist ; Private Collection, Paris ; Brandt Dayton & Co., Ltd (New York); Vendor: Brandt Dayton & Co., Ltd (New York)

  • Exhibition History

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," August 27, 2013–November 18, 2013.

  • Catalogue Raisonné

    Aubrun D74

  • References

    Marie-Madeleine Aubrun Jules Bastien-Lepage, 1848-1884. 1985, cat. no. D 74, p. 97, ill.

    Gabriel P. Weisberg The Realist Tradition. 1980, cat. no. 224, pp. 32, 252, ill.

    "Realism and impressionism in nineteenth-century French art." The Magazine Antiques. vol. 120, August 1981, Notes that this portrait renders reality like a formal, posed photograph (p. 335)., fig. no. 3, pp. 335, 337, ill.

    Jacob Bean "Curatorial Reports and Departmental Accessions: Drawings." in Annual Report of the Trustees of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, July 1, 1987 - June 30, 1988. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, no.118, New York, 1988, p. 24.



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