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Still Life with Hat, Parasol, and Clothes on a Chair

Artist:
Georges Seurat (French, Paris 1859–1891 Paris)
Date:
1887
Medium:
Conté crayon and white gouache
Dimensions:
12 3/16 x 9 3/8 in. (31 x 23.8 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Bequest of Walter C. Baker, 1971
Accession Number:
1972.118.235
Not on view
Nature Morte (Chapeau et parapluie)

Chapeau et Ombrelle

Marking: Faint diagonal incision lines on verso.
Félix Fénéon (French (born Italy), Turin 1861–1944 Châtenay-Malabry); Pierre Bonnard (French, Fontenay-aux-Roses 1867–1947 Le Cannet), by 1926 until his death in 1947and subsequently owned by his estate, 1947-1954 (Bonnard Sale, Galerie Charpentier, 23 February 1954, no. 9); César de Hauke; Walter C. Baker, by 1958, until 1971; Donor: Walter C. Baker
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