Artwork from the JSP Estate/Private Collection

 

Nationality

Dutch-French

Artist Dates

1802-1892

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Date of Work

original ca. 1860, Verve edition 1939

Medium

Color lithograph

Height

13 3/8"

Width

9"

Collection/Provenance

Art & Design Study Collection: James Smith Pierce Collection

Status

Stored: JSP Box 10, 234_CF

Location

UND Art Collections Repository

Artist Bio

Constantin Guys was a Dutch painter born in 1802. Although not formally trained, he is best known for his work as an illustrator for several British and French newspapers, his watercolors and drawings of modern urban life in Paris, and depictions of high society women in cafés. Guys' work can be found in the permanent collections of the National Gallery of Art, the Phillips Collection, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and many others internationally.

Additional Information

Double sided lithograph published by Verve, 1939.

James Smith Pierce Collection

Condition

Very good.

Condition Notes

Glue on edges of "Portrait" side.

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