Portrait of a Seated Old Beggar, from a disassembled album

Object Number: 
1953.287a
Date: 
1811
Medium: 
Graphite on paper with a card announcing the commencement of Columbia College in 1813 mounted on same
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 x 10 in. ( 20.3 x 25.4 cm )
Marks: 
inscription: lower right, ink: "Old Beggar/Bergerie N. 1811"
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at lower center in brown ink: "old Beggar / Bergerie N 1811"
Gallery Label: 
This is in the sketchbook of the Baroness Hyde de Neuville. On the same sheet of paper is pasted a printed announcement of the 1813 commencement at Columbia College, New York City.
Credit Line: 
Purchase
Provenance: 
De Neuville family, France; E. De Vries, Paris, 1928; Columbia University Press Book Store, NYC, 1929; Old Print Shop, NYC, 1953
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group