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Whistler Asleep Upon a Sofa

Boldini, Giovanni (1842-1931, Italian)


Giovanni Boldini, Whistler Asleep upon a Sofa

Giovanni Boldini
Whistler Asleep upon a Sofa






Date: 1897
Medium: Drypoint
Dimensions: Plate: 197 x 297 mm. 7 3/4 x 11 3/4 in. Sheet: 304 x 386 mm. 12 x 15 1/4 in.
Reference: Prandi 24
Watermark: Van Gelder Zonen watermark with a crowned fleur-de-lys in a shield and script letters “VGZ” below
Provenance: Private collection, California
Exhibited: Frick Museum, 1996, in the exhibition “The Butterfly and the Bat: Whistler and Montesquiou”, Nov. 14, 1995-Jan. 28, 1996
Impression: Very fine, with burr
Condition: Excellent, the sheet uncut with full margins and deckle edges; probably washed