Au rendez-vous
Valérie Rottembourg - circa 1895
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Signed. Inscribed the title "au rendez-vous", with a number 1786 (of course not the date of the drawing... May be the date of the scene, but it seems this doesn't match with the clothing), and also "A ma chère Lucie, souvenir d'amitié" (can be translated as: "to my dear Lucie, friendship souvenir"). The drawing comes from a sketchbook dedicated to Lucie Bloc, with other drawings by other artists, dated between 1893 and 1896; the scene looks like an illustration, and there is probably a private reference between the two women (may be linked to a book, a novel...). After some researches, there was a Lucie Bloc who died in 1895... May be it's the same person.
Owner/Location: Private collection
Dates: circa 1895
Dimensions: Height: 26.5 cm (10.43 in.), Width: 18 cm (7.09 in.)
Medium: Drawing - pencil
Entered by: Member loujema on 25 January 2013.
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