(Herserange 1819 - Vichy 1879)
Three Studies of an Italian Peasant Woman
Stamped with the Valerio vente stamp (Lugt 2476) at the lower left.
285 x 427 mm. (11 1/4 x 16 3/4 in.)
An exhibition of some seventy drawings by Valério, many drawn in Brittany, was shown at the Galerie Pierre Gaubert in Paris in 1980. Among these was a study of a seated Italian peasant, which is very close in style to the present sheet.
The Valerio studio sale, Paris, Hôtel Drouot [Pillet], 12-14 February 1880 (lot number unidentified).