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Untitled (seated, sleeping or inebriated man)

Photo by Peter Paul Geoffrion

Untitled (seated, sleeping or inebriated man)

Artist: Jean-Louis Ernest Meissonier (French, 1815–1891)
Culture: French
Date: 1867
Medium: Watercolor and gouache on paper
Dimensions:
Image: 8 1/8 × 5 7/16 inches (20.6 × 13.8 cm)
Sheet: 8 3/4 × 6 inches (22.2 × 15.2 cm)
Mat: 20 × 16 inches (50.8 × 40.6 cm)
Classification: Painting
Credit Line: Bequest of Mr. George Bennett Werk
Provenance: Adele de Cassin [Marquise Landolfo-Carcano] [1831-1921] by 1884, mentioned in "Exposition Meissonier, 24 Mai-24 Juillet 1884," Galerie Georges Petit, Paris; Sold by Cassin May 31, 1912 (Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, lot 124). Probably owned by (W.W. Sampson & Son Gallery, London) after 1912, indicated by label on back of frame. George Bennett Werk [1926-2013], Durham, North Carolina; by bequest 2013 to Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, North Carolina
Object number: 2013.5.1