Details
Georges Seurat (1859-1891)
Portrait d'homme, d'après Holbein
pencil on paper
1178 x 8 in. (30 x 20.3 cm.)
Drawn circa 1877
Provenance
Paul Eluard, Paris
Félix Fénéon, Paris.
Camille Platteel, Paris and Brussels; sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 30 November 1942, lot 58.
Mme Pacitti, Paris (by 1950).
Private collection, London; sale, Christie's, London, 26 June 1984, lot 121.
Private collection, Atlanta (acquired at the above sale).
Literature
G. Kahn, Les dessins de Georges Seurat, Paris, 1928 (illustrated, pl. 12).
C.M. de Hauke, Seurat et son oeuvre, Paris, 1961, vol. II, p. 22, no. 283 (illustrated, p. 23).
Exhibited
Paris, Galerie Bernheim-Jeune et Cie., D'après les maîtres, April 1910, no. 48 (titled Portrait).
Paris, Galerie Bernheim-Jeune et Cie., Les dessins de Georges Seurat, November-December 1926, no. 12.
Kunsthalle Basel, Künstlerkopien, September-October 1937, p. 15, no. 57.
Atlanta, High Museum of Art, Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century European Drawings and Sculpture from the Schlossberg Collection, June 1994-February 1996, p. 68, no. 80.
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