User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Drawing for "Lady in Black, in a Loge, Facing Left"

Start collecting

Inscription

Recto: in graphite, lower left: M.C.; lower left corner: 2 On original mat (in Petiet's hand): ADB 25 No 98

Signed

Initialed

Marks

Verso: offset from softground transfer; in blue pencil, upper center: 98

Provenance

Henri M. Petiet, Paris; 2001 gift to MFA

Credit Line

Gift of Henri M. Petiet, confirmed by his estate

about 1880

Catalogue Raisonné

Br CR 725; the verso is the transfer drawing for Breeskin 25

Dimensions

Image: 18 x 26 cm (7 1/16 x 10 1/4 in.) Sheet: 25 x 32.5 cm (9 13/16 x 12 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

2001.701

Medium or Technique

Soft pencil and crayon on paper

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings