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Young Girl in Pink

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

Made in France, Europe


Oil on canvas

24 x 18 inches (61 x 45.7 cm) Framed: 32 1/16 × 26 3/16 × 4 7/8 inches (81.4 × 66.5 × 12.4 cm)

Curatorial Department:
European Painting

Object Location:

Currently not on view

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Credit Line:
Gift of R. Sturgis and Marion B. F. Ingersoll, 1938

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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."