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Laughing Man

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Provenance

Julien-Léopold (Jules) Boilly (Paris, France); December 14-16, 1874, Paris Hôtel des Commissaires-Priseurs, Lot 101 (as "Une tête d'homme qui rit"); to A. & R. Ball Works of Art (New York, NY); March 30, 1953, sold to Forsyth Wickes (1876-1964, New York, Paris, Rhode Island); 1965, by bequest of Forsyth Wickes to MFA. (Accession Date: December 24, 1965)

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection

Study for Le Libéral (Self-Portrait)

undated

Dimensions

Overall: 23 x 17.4cm (9 1/16 x 6 7/8in.) Framed: 45.7 x 38.7 cm (18 x 15 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

65.2536

Medium or Technique

Black and white chalk on brown paper with pink and gray highlights

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