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Couple Conversing on the Paseo (page 36, verso of double-sided drawing from the Madrid Sketchbook (Journal-Album B))

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Inscription

Recto: u.r , pen and black ink, "4"; u.r., brush and gray wash, "35" Verso: u.l. brush and gray wash, "36"; u.r. pen and black ink , "3"

Provenance

Paul Lebas, Paris; Hotel Drouot, Paris, 3 April 1877, no. 69; de Beurnonville; Hotel Drouot,Paris,1885; Phillipe; Henry P. Rossiter, Boston; Frances and Philip Hofer, Cambridge, MA; vote to acquire, June 1973, purchased June 1974

Credit Line

Gift of Frederick J. Kennedy Memorial Foundation

(On recto: Young Woman Holding up her Dying Lover)

1796–97

Catalogue Raisonné

Gassier I, no. 49

Dimensions

Sheet: 23.6 x 14.5 cm (9 5/16 x 5 11/16 in. )

Accession Number

1973.700b

Medium or Technique

Brush and gray wash, touched with iron gall ink faded to brown on laid paper

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