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Portrait of a Mulatto Girl

Portrait of a Mulatto Girl
Portrait of a Mulatto Girl
Title
Portrait of a Mulatto Girl
Medium 
Graphite, watercolor, and gray wash on paper
Dimensions 
Overall: 5 3/4 x 4 5/8 in. ( 14.6 x 11.7 cm ) mat: 14 x 11 in. ( 35.6 x 27.9 cm )
Description 
Figure
Credit Line 
Purchase
Object Number 
1953.279
Marks 
inscription: lower, brown ink: "Mulatresse en Demi Parure"
Inscriptions 
Inscribed below image within framing lines in brown ink: "Mulâtresse en Demi Parure."
Provenance 
De Neuville family, France; E. De Vries, Paris, 1928; Columbia University Press Book Store, NYC, 1929; Old Print Shop, NYC, 1953
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group