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Theophile Alexander Steinlen (1859-1923)

Title: Study for "The Shoe" (recto) Studies (verso)
Medium: Blue crayon, red and black crayons
Date Of Execution: 1899
Dimensions: Sheet: 20 1/2 x 16 1/8"; Sight size recto: 19 ¼ x 15 3/8”; Sight size verso: 10 x 15 1/8”
Signature: Signed with the estate stamp, Lugt 2312b, recto and verso; Annotated on verso in blue pencil: “On Demande des petites femmes”

Illustrated: Alan M. Fern, Theophile-Alexandre Steinlen, Charles E. Slatkin Galleries, 1963, nos. 55 and 53

Charles E. Slatkin Galleries, New York

References And Exhibitions:

Note: This drawing is a preliminary drawing for the cover illustration for Lucien Puech, On Demande des Petites Femmes, published in Gil Blas, June, 23, 1899. Gil Blas (or Le Gil Blas) was a Parisian literary periodical named for Alain-René Lesage's novel Gil Blas. It was founded by the sculptor Augustin-Alexandre Dumont in November 1879.

Price: (US) $7,500.00
Inventory Number: FA9852



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