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Young Girl in Pink

Henri-Julien-Félix Rousseau, French, 1844 - 1910

Object Details
Gift of the artist to Charles Papouin (father of the model), 1906 or 1907-c. 1918-1920; sold to Comte Serge Jastrebzoff (known as Serge Férat) (1881-1958) and his sister Baroness Hélène d'Oettingen (also known as Roch Grey) (1887-1950), Paris [1]; Oscar Miestchaninoff (1886-1956), Paris and New York, by 1923, until at least 1927 [2]; with Marie Harriman Gallery, New York, 1931; sold to R. Sturgis Ingersoll (1891-1973), Penllyn, Pa., 1931 [3].1. According to Henry Certigny, Catalogue Raisonné, p. 520.2. See Jan Gordon, Modern French Painters, 1923, illus. opposite p. 96, as "Girl in the Wood," Coll. Oscar Miestchaninoff; and Christian Zervos, Rousseau, 1927 (as collection of Mietschaninoff [sic]). Miestchaninoff was a sculptor and associate of Lipchitz, Soutine, and Modigliani.3. See Art News, v. 30, no. 9 (November 28, 1931), illus. p. 7: "This charming work was recently acquired by Mr. R. S. I. of Philadelphia for his private collection from the Marie Harriman Gallery."

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