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Alexandre Calame (Swiss, Vevey 1810–1864 Menton)

Date:
1825–64
Medium:
Graphite
Dimensions:
11 7/16 x 16 3/16 in. (29.1 x 41.1 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund
Accession Number:
1970.114.3
  • Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings

    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)

  • Provenance

    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

  • References

    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.: January 18 - April 16. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1972, cat. no. 95, p. 40.



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