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Man asleep in a chair at the Musée de Cluny


Recto: in graphite, lower right: Musée de Cluny / Dec Verso: in graphite, center: Dancez la quadrille avec un commandeur/ la polka avec votre jeune frere/ la valse avec celui qui vous aimez/ la cotillon avec celuiqui vous aime &/ vous --ansera le pau--se homme


By 1949, C. Richard Whittmore, House of Whittemore, Westboro, MA; 1950, sold by Whittmore to Maxim Karolik (b. 1893–d. 1963), Newport, RI; 1964, bequest of Karolik to the MFA. (Accession date: November 4, 2009)

Credit Line

Bequest of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875



Sheet: 11.9 x 6.9 cm (4 11/16 x 2 11/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

(Recto): pencil and yellow brown wash


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