N05973 TOULOUSE-LAUTREC c. 1933
Inscr. ‘Henri de Toulouse de Lautrec-Monfa’ t.r.
Pencil and watercolour, 9 3/4×7 1/2 (25×19).
Purchased from Philip Connard (Grant-in-Aid) 1951.
Coll: Purchased by Philip Connard from the R.W.S. 1933.
Exh: R.W.S., winter 1933 (62); R.W.S., autumn 1950 (212).
The drawing was done from memory or from small sketches in the artist's notebook used in Paris and now owned by Vincent Lines. Another similar drawing signed ‘A. S. Hartrick’ is reproduced in the artist's autobiography A Painter's Pilgrimage..., 1939, facing p.92. Toulouse-Lautrec also figures in a drawing based on a contemporary photograph of the Atelier Cormon (where the two artists met) reproduced, loc. cit., facing p.48. Drawings done from memory of Gauguin and Van Gogh are reproduced in The Old Water-Colour Society's Club, XXI, 1943, pl.25.
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, I