James-Jacques-Joseph Tissot (Nantes 1836-1902 Doubs)
A woman holding pistol (recto); A troubadour (?), with a subsidiary study of his head (verso)

graphite (recto and verso)
1634 x 1058 in. (42.7 x 27 cm)

Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 4 March 1992, lot 325 (where bought by the present owner).
M. Wentworth, Tissot, Oxford, 1984, p. 111.
London, Barbican Art Gallery, James Tissot, 1984, no. 24.
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This is a study for Tissot's first picture painted in England, The crack shot (tradidtionally known as At the Rifle Range) from 1869, now at Wimpole Hall.

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