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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1943.773
People
Rodolphe Bresdin, French (La Fresne, France 1822 - 1885 Sèvres, France)
Title
Women Near a Pool
Other Titles
Alternate Title: Nudes in a Landscape
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
c. 1859-1860
Culture
French
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Black ink and gray wash with slight touches of white gouache on thick off-white wove paper with embossed decorative border
Dimensions
image: 22.6 x 14.5 cm (8 7/8 x 5 11/16 in.)
sheet: 24.2 x 16 cm (9 1/2 x 6 5/16 in.)
Provenance
[Martin Birnbaum]; to Grenville L. Winthrop, New York, NY, June 1936, bequest; to Fogg Art Museum, 1943.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop
Accession Year
1943
Object Number
1943.773
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Hans Albert Peters, Die Schwarze Sonne des Traums: Radierungen, Lithographien und Zeichnungen von Rodolphe Bresdin (1822-1885), exh. cat. (Cologne (Köln), 1972), no. 21.12

Dirk van Gelder, Rodolphe Bresdin, Martinus Nijhoff (La Haye, 1976), vol. 1, pg. 74, fig. 85

Maxime Préaud, Rodolphe Bresdin 1822-1885: Robinson graveur, exh. cat., Bibliothèque Nationale de France (Paris, 2000), p. 167, under no. 136

Stephan Wolohojian, ed., A Private Passion: 19th-Century Paintings and Drawings from the Grenville L. Winthrop Collection, Harvard University, exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Yale University Press (New York, 2003), cat. no. 5, repr. (color)

Exhibition History

The Age of Romanticism, Busch-Reisinger Museum, Cambridge, 03/15/1986 - 05/18/1986

A Private Passion: 19th-Century Paintings and Drawings from the Grenville L. Winthrop Collection, Harvard University, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 10/23/2003 - 01/25/2004

Flowers of Evil: Symbolist Drawings, 1870–1910, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 05/21/2016 - 08/14/2016

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