The Hangover (Suzanne Valadon)
© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
1951.63
People
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, French (Albi 1864 - 1901 Malromé)
Title
The Hangover (Suzanne Valadon)
Other Titles
Original Language Title: Gueule de Bois / La Buveuse
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
1887-1889
Culture
French
Location
Level 1, Room 1220, European Art, 19th–20th century
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Physical Descriptions
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
47 x 55.3 cm (18 1/2 x 21 3/4 in.)
framed: 71.2 x 79 x 9 cm (28 1/16 x 31 1/8 x 3 9/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: l.r.: HTLautrec
  • inscription: Back of canvas, handwritte in black chalk or crayon: Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec
  • inscription: On stretcher, handwritten in black ink(?): 47018
Provenance
?Aristide Bruant, Paris. Maurice Masson (1911) sold; [through Drouot, Paris, no. 40]; to Stephane Bourgeois, New York, (by 1913) sold; to Sir William van Horne, Montreal (until January 24, 1946) sold; [through Parke-Bernet]; to Maurice Wertheim (1946-1951) bequest; to Fogg Art Museum.

Notes:
Stephane Bourgeois may have purchased the painting with Colnaghi. He was named as lender to the 1913 Armory show.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest from the Collection of Maurice Wertheim, Class of 1906
Accession Year
1951
Object Number
1951.63
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
Publication History

Gustave Coquiot, H. de Toulouse-Lautrec, A. Blaizot (Paris, France, 1913), repr. p. 145

International Exhibition of Modern Art, exh. cat., Armory of the 69th Infantry (New York, NY, 1913), no. 1061

Maurice Joyant, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, 1864-1901 (Paris, France, 1926), vol. I, pp. 98, 267, repr. p. 87

Gotthard Jedlicka, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Bruno Cassirer (Berlin, Germany, 1929), repr. p. 109

The Sir William Van Horne Collection, exh. cat., Art Association of Montreal (Montreal, Canada, 1933), no. 148

E. Schaub-Koch, Psychoanalyse d'un peintre moderne (Paris, France, 1935), p. 178

Gerstle Mack, Toulouse-Lautrec, Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. (New York, NY, 1938), p. 293

Jacques Lassaigne, Toulouse-Lautrec, Hyperion Press (London, England and New York, NY, 1939), p. 14, repr. p. 76

J. Rinaldini, Toulouse-Lautrec (Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1942), repr. p. 38

Loan Exhibition of Great Paintings in Aid of Allied Merchant Seamen, exh. cat., Art Gallery of Toronto (Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1944), no. 79

French Painting since 1870, lent by Maurice Wertheim, Class of 1906, exh. cat., Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1946), pp. 34-37, repr. p. 35

Six Masters of Post-Impressionism, exh. cat., Wildenstein & Company (New York, NY, 1948), no. 26

La Peinture Française Depuis 1870: Collection Maurice Wertheim, exh. cat., Tom Taylor (Québec, Canada, 1949), no. 15, pp. pp. 42-44

A Collector's Exhibition: Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Masterpieces from the Collections of Members of the Advisory Committee of the Institute of Fine Arts., exh. cat., Knoedler & Co. Inc. (New York, NY, 1950), no. 15

Alfred M. Frankfurter, "Toulouse-Lautrec: the Artist", ARTnews Annual (1951), no. 20, pp. 87-126; repr. p. 100

Francis Jourdain and Jean Adhémar, T-Lautrec: Essai sur Toulouse-Lautrec, P. Tisne (Paris, France, 1952), repr. p. 26

Jacques Lassaigne, Lautrec, Skira Books (Geneva, Switzerland, 1953), p. 36, repr. p. 26

Vincent van Gogh, The Complete Letters of Vincent van Gogh (Greenwich, CT, 1958), no. 470

Henri Perruchot, La Vie de Toulouse-Lautrec (Paris, France, 1958), p. 137

The Maurice Wertheim Catalogue: Modern French Art-- Monet to Picasso, exh. cat., North Carolina Museum of Art (Raleigh, NC, 1960), p. 56, repr. p. 57

The Maurice Wertheim Collection: Modern French Art-- Manet to Picasso, exh. cat., Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (Houston, TX, 1962), pl. 21, pp. 52-53

Milton W. Brown, The Story of the Armory Show, The Joseph H. Hirshorn Foundation (New York, NY, 1963), repr. p. 294

1913 Armory Show: Fiftieth Anniversary Exhibition, exh. cat., Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute (Utica, NY, 1963), repr.

Philippe Huisman and M. G. Dortu, Lautrec par Lautrec (Paris, France, 1964), pp. 59, 253

Maurice Sérullaz, Les Peintres Maudits, Librairie Hachette (Paris, France, 1968), repr. p. 14

G. Caproni and G. M. Sugana, L'Opera Completa di Toulouse-Lautrec (Milan, Italy, 1969), no. 227a

Toulouse-Lautrec, Casa Editrice G. C. Sansoni (Florence, Italy, 1970), repr.

M. G. Dortu, Toulouse-Lautrec et son oeuvre (New York, NY, 1971), vol. II, no. P340, p. 167

The Maurice Wertheim Collection, exh. cat., Maine State Museum (Augusta, ME, 1972), no. 37

Diane Kelder, The Great Book of French Impressionism, Abbeville Press (New York, NY, 1980), repr. in b/w p. 290

Bogomila Welsh-Ovcharov, Vincent van Gogh and the Birth of Cloisonism, exh. cat., Art Gallery of Ontario (Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1981), pp. 319, 340

Kristin A. Mortimer, Harvard University Art Museums: A Guide to the Collections, Harvard University Art Museums/Abbeville Press (Cambridge, MA; New York, NY, 1985), no. 222, p. 195, repr. in b/w

Sandy Easterbrook, "Technical Examination and Comparison of Two Toulouse-Lautrec Paintings in the Wertheim Collection of the Fogg Art Museum" (thesis (certificate in conservation), Straus Center for Conservation and Technical Studies, 1985), Unpublished, pp. 1-28 passim

John O'Brian, Degas to Matisse: the Maurice Wertheim Collection, exh. cat., Harry N. Abrams, Inc./Fogg Art Museum (New York, NY and Cambridge, MA, 1988), no. 16, pp. 81-83, repr. in color p. 82

Janet M. Brooke, Discerning Tastes: Montreal Collectors 1880-1920, exh. cat., The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (Montreal, Canada, 1989), fig. 23, p. 62

Edgar Peters Bowron, European Paintings Before 1900 in the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 1990), p. 90, color plate; p. 131, 256, repr. b/w cat. no. 388

The Maurice Wertheim Collection and Selected Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Paintings and Drawings in the Fogg Art Museum, exh. cat., Harry N. Abrams, Inc. (New York, NY, 1990), repr. in color no. 22, p. 75

Gale B. Murray, Toulouse-Lautrec: the Formative Years, 1878-1891, The Clarendon Press (Oxford, England, 1991), repr. in b/w p. 164; text pp. 163-165

Claire Freches and Jose Freches, Toulouse-Lautrec: Les Lumieres de la Nuit, Decouvertes Gallimard/Reunion des Musées Nationaux (Paris, France, 1991), repr. in color on title page, p. 11

Toulouse-Lautrec, exh. cat., South Bank Centre/Reunion des Musées Nationaux (London, England and Paris, France, 1991), no. 46, p. 190, repr. in b/w

Frank Milner, Toulouse-Lautrec, Smithmark (New York, NY, 1992), repr. in color pps. 56-57, text p. 57

Daniele Devynck, Toulouse-Lautrec, Profils de l'Art, Chene (Paris, France, 1992), repr. in color no. 2, p. 29

Gale B. Murray, ed., Toulouse-Lautrec: a Retrospective, Hugh Lauter Levin Associates, Inc. (New York, NY, 1992), repr. as colorplate 26

Gilles Neyret, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec 1864-1901, Benedikt Taschen Verlag (Cologne, Germany, 1993), repr. in color p. 40

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (Japan, 1994), repr. in color, fig. 12

Gilles Néret, Renoir: Painter of Happiness, Taschen (Köln, Germany, 2001), repr. in color, p. 276

Jill Berk Jimenez, ed., Dictionary of Artists' Models, Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers (London and Chicago, 2001), pp. 537-540, repr.

Daniele Devynck, "Toulouse-Lautrec and Women", Toulouse-Lautrec Woman as Mtyh, Basil & Elise Goulandris Foundation and Umberto Allemandi & C. (Andros and Turin, 2001), pp. 19-30, p. 21 and repr. as fig. 4

"Toulouse-Lautrec and Women", exh. cat., Basil & Elise Goulandris Foundation (Andros, 2001), p. 21, repr. as fig. 4

Pierre Cabanne, Toulouse-Lautrec, Editions Pierre Terrail (Paris, 2003), p. 56; repr. in color pp. 58-59

Richard Thomson and Philip Dennis Cate, Toulouse-Lautrec and Montmartre, exh. cat., National Gallery of Art/Art Institute of Chicago (Washington DC / Chicago IL, 2005), p. 69; repr. p. 85 as fig. 92; no. 92 in checklist, p. 256

Picasso: Five Themes, exh. cat., Pola Museum of Art (Kanagawa, Japan, 2006), p. 38, repr. as fig. 1

Moira Egan and Cushing-Malloy, Inc, Bar Napkin Sonnets (Ann Arbor, 2009), repr. in color on front cover

John Varriano, Wine: A Cultural History, Reaktion Books (London, 2010), pp. 201-202, repr. p. 201 as fig. 96

Louis-Antoine Prat, Le dessin français au XIXe siècle, Somogy Editions D'Art (Paris, 2011), p. 553

Colin B. Bailey and The Frick Collection, Renoir, Impressionism, and Full-Length Painting, exh. cat., Yale University Press (New Haven, CT and London, England, 2012), p. 206, repr, fig. 12

Vivien Raynor, "Art: Impressionist Show at the I.B.M. Gallery" [review], The New York Times (New York, NY, April 26, 1985), p. C24

Twenty Distinguished Modern Paintings (sale of the van Horne collection), auct. cat., Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc. (New York, NY, January 24, 1946), p. 10

Howard Devree, "By French Masters: Memorable Loan Show in Philadelphia", The New York Times (New York, NY, July 7 1957), p. 70, p. 70

"The Calendar", Harvard University Gazette (Cambridge, MA, June 19, 1970), repr. b/w p. 8

Alfred M. Frankfurter, "Today's Collectors: Modern Milestones", Art News (June 1946), vol. XLV, no. 4, p. 64; repr. in b/w p. 30

A. Brook, "Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec", The Arts (September 1923), p. 142

Elizabeth M. Rudy, Researching the Wertheim Collection at the Harvard Art Museums, Collections: A Journal for Museum and Archives Professionals (Summer 2014), Vol. 10, No. 3, pp. 301-6

Exhibition History

Exhibition of Modern Art, Armory of the 69th Infantry, New York, 01/01/1913 - 12/31/1913

Exhibition: A selection from the collection of the late Sir William Van Horne KCMG 1843-1915, Art Association of Montreal, Montreal, 01/01/1933 - 12/31/1933

Loan Exhibition of Great Paintings in Aid of Allied Merchant Seamen, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, 02/04/1944 - 03/15/1944

French Painting since 1870 lent by Maurice Wertheim, Class of 1906, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 06/01/1946 - 09/07/1946; National Gallery of Art, Washington, 07/01/1953 - 09/13/1953

Six Masters of Post-Impressionism, Wildenstein Gallery, New York, New York, 04/08/1948 - 05/08/1948

La Peinture Française depuis 1870, Musée de la Province de Quebec, 07/12/1949 - 08/07/1949

A Collector's Exhibition, M. Knoedler & Co., Newport, 02/06/1950 - 02/25/1950

The Maurice Wertheim Collection, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 07/01/1952 - 09/14/1952

French Paintings Since 1870 from the Maurice Wertheim Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 06/01/1953 - 09/30/1953

The Maurice Wertheim Collection, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, 06/15/1957 - 09/15/1957

The Maurice Wertheim Collection, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, 06/10/1958 - 08/31/1958

The Maurice Wertheim Collection: Modern French Art--Monet to Picasso, North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, 06/17/1960 - 09/04/1960

The Maurice Wertheim Collection: Manet to Picasso, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Houston, 06/13/1962 - 09/02/1962

The Maurice Wertheim Collection, Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, 06/20/1963 - 09/01/1963

The Maurice Wertheim Collection, Currier Gallery of Art, Manchester, 06/24/1965 - 09/07/1965

The Maurice Wertheim Collection, Rhode Island School of Design, Museum of Art, Providence, 09/03/1968 - 09/22/1968

The Maurice Wertheim Collection, Montgomery Museum of Art, Montgomery, 06/01/1971 - 09/30/1971

The Maurice Wertheim Collection, Maine State Museum, Augusta, 06/01/1972 - 09/01/1972

Manet to Matisse: The Maurice Wertheim Collection, IBM Gallery of Science and Art, New York, 04/09/1985 - 05/25/1985

The Maurice Wertheim Collection and Selected Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Paintings and Drawings in the Fogg Art Museum, Isetan Department Store, Tokyo, 03/01/1990 - 04/10/1990; Yamaguchi Prefectural Museum of Art, 04/14/1990 - 05/13/1990

Toulouse-Lautrec and Montmartre, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 03/20/2005 - 06/12/2005; The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, 07/16/2005 - 10/10/2005

Re-View: S427 Impressionist & Postimpressionist Art, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 08/02/2008 - 06/18/2011

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