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Une Dynastie Américaine en Europe - Collections Eleanor Post Close & Antal Post de Bekessy

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Théophile-Alexandre Steinlen
LAUSANNE 1859 - 1923 PARIS, ECOLE SUISSE
PRESUMED PORTRAIT OF EDMOND DE GONCOURT
Bears the studio sale stamp lower left (Lugt L.2341b)
Charcoal on paper
27,5 x 15 cm ; 10 7/8 by 5 7/8 in.
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Provenance

Steinlen posthumous sale, April 29-30th 1925 ;
Sale, Pontoise, October 16th 1999, lot 90 ;
Purchased from the above by Antal Post de Bekessy ;
Thence by descent

Catalogue Note

Steinlen represented Edmond de Goncourt (1822-1896) here, in our opinion. Famous writer and founder of the Académie Goncourt in 1900, awarding a price in litterature every year, Goncourt's important moustache, thick eyebrows and wavy hair are recognizable.

Une Dynastie Américaine en Europe - Collections Eleanor Post Close & Antal Post de Bekessy

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Paris