Henri-Léopold LÉVY (Nancy 1840 - Paris 1904)

A Nun in Prayer (Saint Jeanne de Chantal) Sold

Black chalk, heightened with touches of white chalk, on blue-green paper.
Two studies of the veil of the nun’s habit in black and brown chalk on the verso.
Squared for transfer in black chalk.
A made up section at the lower right corner.
421 x 211 mm. (16 5/8 x 8 1/4 in.)

ACQUIRED BY THE MUSÉE DES BEAUX-ARTS, DIJON.

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A preparatory study for the kneeling figure of Saint Jeanne de Chantal in Henri Levy’s large painting Les Gloires de la Bourgogne in the Salle des Etats de Bourgogne of the Hôtel de Ville in Dijon.

Provenance:
The first or second posthumous sales of the contents of the studio of Henri Lévy: Paris, Hôtel Drouot, 2-3 March 1905 or Paris, Hôtel Drouot, 29 November 1905, with the vente stamp (Lugt 1675) at the right centre.

Henri-Léopold LÉVY

A Nun in Prayer (Saint Jeanne de Chantal)

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