Signature: Signed, lower right, in graphite: "A Calame f"
Inscription: Inscribed above signature, lower right corner, in graphite: "606" and larger, below signature: "606" [underlined]; in another hand, lower left corner: "M" (?) Verso, lower right, inscribed with Colnaghi stock number, in graphite: "D31316"
Marking: Lower right corner, stamped with artist's studio mark, in red ink: "VENTE CALAME" (Lugt Suppl. 426a)
Alexandre Calame (Swiss, Vevey 1810–1864 Menton)Sale, Paris, March 13-22, 1865 (lot not easily identified, copy of sale catalogue in file); Gutekunst Collection; Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings Recently Acquired, 1969-1971," January 18, 1972–April 16, 1972.
Exhibition of Nineteenth Century Drawings by European Artists. Ex. cat., April 7 -24. P. & D. Colnaghi & Co., 1970, cat. no. 3.
Jacob Bean Drawings Recently Acquired, 1969-1971. Exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art (January 18 - April 16). New York, 1972, cat. no. 95, p. 40.
Artist: Alexandre Calame (Swiss, Vevey 1810–1864 Menton)Date: early to mid-19th centuryMedium: Graphite, heightened with white bodycolor on tan paper; corners cut.Accession: 53.685.52On view in:Not on view