Two drawings by Henri Fantin-Latour

1) Two self portraits, a study for the painting 'l'Anniversaire' (Hommage à Berlioz, Musée de Grenoble); head and shoulders seen from behind with the artist's right hand raised holding a wreath and a smaller study of the head and shoulders in the same position.


Details

Medium:
1) black chalk on transparent paper 2) black chalk & charcoal over graphite
Dimensions:
1) 31.4 x 24.5 cm; 2) 26.4 x 21.2 cm
Acquired in:
1927
Presented by:
Henry Van den Bergh through The Art Fund

Dated Febuary 12th, 1876. 2) A study of a sugar bowl and tongs. An octagonal bowl with a design on one side, clawed tongs resting inside. Dated January 29th, 1866;

Venue details

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