Portrait of a Nude by Jules-Robert Auguste

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

Details

Medium:
Oil
Dimensions:
56 x 24 cm
Art Fund grant:
£1,200 ( Total: £2,400)
Acquired in:
1954
Vendor:
Alex Reid & Lefevre Ltd

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.

Provenance

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

Venue details

Fitzwilliam Museum Trumpington Street, CAMBRIDGE Cambridgeshire CB2 1RB 01223 332900 www.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk

Entry details

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