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Demoralizing effect of the female gaze

Inscription

LR in ink: du Maurier; Inscription below: Demoralizing effect of the female gaze on teh highly strung artistic temperment/ It will be observed that Claude + Peter Paul are looking at thier can-/vases when their eyes ought to be intent on their palettes and vice versa.

Provenance

Stephen Bullard (1855-1909, Boston); to his cousin Ellen Twistleton Bullard (1865-1959, Boston); from whom acquired as a bequest November 12, 1959

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

1884

Dimensions

Image: 16.4 x 24.3 cm (6 7/16 x 9 9/16 in.) Sheet: 21.9 x 26.7 cm (8 5/8 x 10 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

59.786

Medium or Technique

Pen and ink on paper

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