A child's sorrow

A child's sorrow - Black pencil on extended sheet of paper, signé

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Technique:

Lot n° 141
69,5cmx51cm

PROVENANCE

Probably, Sale of M. Corbin's collection, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 19 & 20 October 1936, lot 39, titled Les petites soeurs

EXHIBITED

Emile Friant, le dernier naturaliste ?, Musée des Beaux-Arts, Nancy, 4 November 2016 - 27 February 2017, n°92c, illustrated p. 175

LITERATURE

For an illustration of the final painting, see  Collecting in the Gilded Age, Art patronage in Pittsburgh 1890-1910, The Frick Art Museum, Pittsburgh, 1997, n° 96 p. 259 ;
Henri Claude, Friant, Vaux, 2005, illustrated p.122 ;
Exhibition catalogue, A l'épreuve du réel, Les peintres et la photographie au XIXe siècle, Musée Gustave Courbet, Ornans, 30 June - 1st October 2012, illustrated p. 128

CATALOGUE NOTE

To be sold with a print of the same subject.
Study for Chagrin d'enfant, dated 1898, kept in the Frick Art and Historical Center, Pittsburgh.