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An Old Man (You Know a Lot and You're Still Learning)

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Inscription

Above center, traces of old number in brown ink: "15" (?); below image , outside borderline, in black crayon, "Mucho sabes,y aun aprendes", within image, in brush and ink wash, "Tuto he / mestier"

Marks

PDP Watermark Type: Fragment of HONIG & ZOONEN

Provenance

Paul Lebas, Paris; Hôtel Drouot, Paris, sale, 1877; E. Féral; Paul Meurice, Paris (Hotel Drouot sale, 1906); Gal. Charpentier, Paris, sale, 1957; Rosenberg and Stiebel, New York; purchased by MF, April 11, 1958

Credit Line

William Francis Warden Fund

1814–17

Catalogue Raisonné

Gassier I, no. 118; GW: 1390

Dimensions

Sheet :26.4 x 18.0 cm (10 3/8 x 7 1/16 in. )

Accession Number

58.359

Medium or Technique

Recto: brush and gray and black washes, with scraping, inscription in black crayon on laid paper Sketch on verso of three figures: brush and gray wash, with touches of crayon, on laid paper, remains of pink paper mounts

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