Demoiselle à Vendre (Girl for Hire)

Constantin Guys, French, 1802 - 1892

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not dated

Black chalk, pen and brown ink, colored washes

Overall: 8 1/2 × 6 5/8 in. (21.6 × 16.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Abby Aldrich Rockefeller

W.935.1.23

Geography/Culture

Europe, France

Period

19th century

Object Name

Watercolor

Classification

Watercolor

Not on view

Inscription

Not signed.

Course History

ARTH 41.04, European Art 1850-1900, Allan Doyle, Spring 2019

ARTH 41.04, European Art 1850-1900, Allan Doyle, Spring 2019

Exhibition History

Works on Paper: Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Drawings and Watercolors from the Dartmouth College Collection, Carpenter Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 30-September 21, 1975.

Visions of Modernity: Nineteenth-Century European Art from the Permanent Collection, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Art History 2, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 2-June 21, 1998.

Manet and His Time, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, ArtH 87, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 29-July 9, 1994.

Image of Women, Carpenter Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 30-February 29, 1976.

Gifts of Abby Aldrich Rockefeller, Carpenter Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 11-July 11, 1976.

Drawings at Dartmouth, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, August 27-November 27, 1988.

Publication History

Treasures of the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, New York: Hudson Hill Press, 1985, p. 96.

Franklin W. Robinson, [et al.], Works on Paper: Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Drawings and Watercolors from the Dartmouth College Collection, Hanover, N.H.: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1975, p. 8-9.

Provenance

Dr. Beram D. Saklatwalla (1881-1944), Pittsburg, Pennsylvania; Downtown Gallery, New York; sold to Abby Aldrich Rockefeller (1874-1948), New York, 1920 or 1929; given to present collection, 1935.

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