Full-length figure of a woman, a mulatto, seated and holding a long thin bamboo.

The brown flesh colour is set off by a dull red and blue in the striped material on which she is sitting and by the brilliant red of her bandana.


Vente Delacroix, Paris, 1864; P A Cheremy sale, Paris 1908, bt. Coteau; Coll. Cantin; exh Paris, Galérie Charpentier 1953, lent anon; with Alex Reid and Lefèvre, London; their exhib 'French Paintings, XIX and XX century


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