Alexandre Cabanel

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Alexandre Cabanel
1823-1889
Study of a Head
Black and red chalk on paper.
8 3/4 x 7 1/4 in. (222 x 184 mm)
Bequest of John M. Thayer.
2005.18
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Signed in black chalk at lower left, "Alex. Cabanel".
Watermark: Intertwined monogram letters "MS".

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Sale, New York, Christie's East, 15 October 1991, lot 192; John M. Thayer, Wilmington, DE.
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Thayer, John M. (John MacLane), 1944-2004, former owner.

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