Nov 03, 2021 - Sale 2586

Sale 2586 - Lot 700

Price Realized: $ 11,700
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
(Montauban 1780-1867 Paris)
Portrait Study of a Woman in Profile.

Pencil on cream wove paper, 1848. 120x93mm; 4 3/4x3 3/4 inches. Signed and dated in pencil, lower right recto.

Provenance: Private collection, Paris; by descent to current owner, private collection, Pennsylvania.

This drawing appears to be a study for a woman from a Biblical scene. The profile is similar to that of Mary, situated at the right in Ingres' oil painting, Jésus au Milieu des Docteurs, 1862, now in the Musée Ingres Montauban.