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Illustration No. 8 for Zola's Nana (Chapter XIII)

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Inscription

Inscribed verso, in graphite, upper left: Painted by Charles Demuth, 1916, willed to Robert E. Locher

Marks

PDP Watermark Type: Watermark: Genuine Irish linen

Provenance

Artist; willed to Robert E. Loeser (1935), Richard W. C. Weyand, Lancaster, Pa.; Charles Demuth auction sale, Parke-Bernet, New York, February 2, 1958, lot 56; purchased by MFA, February 13, 1958.

Credit Line

The Hayden Collection—Charles Henry Hayden Fund

Scene after George Stabs Himself with the Scissors (2nd version)

1915–16

Dimensions

Sheet: 19.9 x 29.7 cm (7 13/16 x 11 11/16 in.) Framed: 36.5 x 43.8 cm (14 3/8 x 17 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

58.30

Medium or Technique

Watercolor over graphite on paper

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Classifications

Watercolors