Le Petit Équilibriste (The Little Tightrope Walker)

Jacques Villon (born Gaston Emile Duchamp), French, 1875 - 1963



Drypoint on laid paper

Edition of 50

Plate: 8 3/4 × 6 7/16 in. (22.2 × 16.4 cm)

Sheet: 15 11/16 × 11 5/8 in. (39.8 × 29.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Jean and Adolph Weil Jr. 1935 Fund



Place Made: France, Europe


20th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Inscribed, in graphite, lower left margin: epreuve d'artiste; signed, in graphite, lower right margin: Jacque Villon; inscribed, in graphite, lower right: l'Equilibriste


Susan Schulman Printseller, New York, New York; sold to the present collection, 2016.

Catalogue Raisonne

Ginestet et Puillon (1979): E.287

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