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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2004.182
People
Rodolphe Bresdin, French (La Fresne, France 1822 - 1885 Sèvres, France)
Title
Interior with Peasants of the Haute Garonne
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1856
Culture
French
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/299487
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Black ink on tracing paper
Dimensions
15.4 x 10.9 cm (6 1/16 x 4 5/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: black ink, on chimney: rodolphe Bresdin 1856
Provenance
Ernest (?) Chausson, sold [through Nouvelle Galerie Simonson, Paris, December 16, 1933, lot 525 ("La Veillée dans un Intérieur Moldave, étude prep. pour la gravure (Bonvenne 56) en contre-partie. Dessin à la plume sur papier bis. Signé et daté sur la hotte de cheminée: Rodolphe Bresdin 1856. 150 x 105."]. Louis Godefroy, Paris. [Kornfeld and Klipstein, Bern, June 13-14, 1974, lot 78]. [Robert M. Light & Co., Santa Barbara], sold; to David P. Becker, Portland, Maine, 1977, gift; to Harvard University Art Museums, 2004.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of David P. Becker
Accession Year
2004
Object Number
2004.182
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., Wallraf-Richartz-Museum/Städelsches Kunstinstitut Frankfurt/Main (Cologne/Frankfurt am Main, 1972), no. 14.11 ["location unknown"]

Dirk van Gelder and John Sillevis, Rodolphe Bresdin: 1822-1885, exh. cat., Staatsuitgeverij ('s-Gravenhage, 1978), no. 191

Ewa Lajer-Burcharth and Elizabeth M. Rudy, ed., Drawing: The Invention of a Modern Medium, exh. cat., Harvard Art Museums (Cambridge, 2017), p. 56, repr. p. 55 as fig. 14

Exhibition History

Rodolphe Bresdin: 1822-1885, Haags Gemeentemuseum, The Hague, 10/27/1978 - 01/14/1979

32Q: 2200 19th Century, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 03/19/2019 - 07/18/2019

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