Léon Riesener

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Léon Riesener
1808-1878
Study of the Head of a Man
Black and white chalk, on brown paper.
8 x 7 in. (203 x 178 mm)
Bequest of John M. Thayer.
2005.105

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Stamped at lower right with atelier stamp in red ink "Vente Riesener" (L. 2139).

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Galerie Fischer-Kiener, Paris; Harry Bailey; his sale, New York, Sotheby's, 26 October 1990, lot 78; John M. Thayer, Wilmington, DE.
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