The Seated Clowness (Mademoiselle Cha-U-Kao)
© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
M13499
People
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, French (Albi 1864 - 1901 Malromé)
Published by Gustave Pellet, French (1859 - 1919)
Title
The Seated Clowness (Mademoiselle Cha-u-Kao)
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: Elles
Original Language Title: La clownesse assise
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1896
Culture
French
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Lithograph in three colors on wove paper
Technique
Lithograph
Dimensions
sheet: 51.8 x 40.3 cm (20 3/8 x 15 7/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • collector's mark: lower right corner, red ink, stamp: GP [in circle; mark of Gustave Pellet, publisher of this print, Lugt 1193]
  • inscription: lower right corner, to left of collector's mark, pale gray ink, handwritten [?]: 97
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
Delteil 180, Adr. 172, Witt. 156
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Program for Harvard College Fund
Object Number
M13499
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

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. 327, p. 280, repr.

Stephan Wolohojian, ed., Harvard Art Museum/ Handbook, Harvard Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 2008), p. 173, repr.

Exhibition History

Lithography in France, 1848-1900, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, 05/01/1981 - 06/14/1981; Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor, 09/08/1981 - 10/15/1981

32Q: 2700 Impressionism, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 10/15/2015 - 04/12/2016

Subjects and Contexts

Google Art Project

Collection Highlights

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