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Charles-Louis Müller, The poet, André Chénier

Charles-Louis Müller
The poet, André Chénier


Date: ca. 1850
Medium: Black chalk with white highlights, squared for transfer on buff paper
Dimensions: 610 x 469 mm. 24 1/4  x 18 1/2 in.
Signature:  Signed in black chalk “André Chénier” to the right of the sitter
Provenance:  Germain Seligman (1893-1978), Lugt 3863; to Jacques Seligmann Galleries, New York; 1971 to Private collection, New England, U.S.A.; to Private collection, U.S.A.
Literature:  Jacques Seligmann Galleries, New York, exhibition catalogue, 1971, no. 20, illus. N. Davenport, “Le Dernier Appel des Condamnés” by Charles Louis Muller: History Painting at Mid Century, in Gazette des Beaux-Arts, December 1986, vol. 108, pp. 236-7, footnote 4, fig. 7 on p. 237.
Exhibition:  Jacques Seligmann Galleries, New York, 6 November – 4 December 1971, no. 20