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Self-Portrait in Clown Costume; Verso: Sketches of the Torsos of Five Nude Women with their Arms Extended

Artist:
James Ensor (Belgian, Ostend 1860–1949 Ostend)
Date:
1895
Medium:
Graphite
Dimensions:
9 x 6-3/4 in. (22.9 x 17.1 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Chester Dale Bequest, by exchange, 1999
Accession Number:
1999.129
Rights and Reproduction:
© 2018 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Not on view
Signature: Lower right, in graphite: JE 1895

Inscription: Middle left, in graphite: B..j..d/ R..i... (illegible, perhaps a dedication)
Sotheby's, Tel Aviv, 8 April 1999, lot 23; Vendor: Sotheby's, Tel Aviv
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," July 26, 1999–October 18, 1999.

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