Portrait of Robert de Montesquiou

Philip de Laszlo

Portrait of Robert de Montesquiou
Graphite pencil on paper
Dimensions : 
58,5 x 44,5 cm / 22.83 x 17.32 inch
Dimensions with frame : 
86,5 x 72,5 cm / 33.86 x 28.35 inch
Exhibition : 

The Frick Collection, New York "The Butterfly and the Bat : Whistler and Montesquiou" Nov 1995
Villa du temps retrouvé, Cabourg from March to November 2023

Description of the artwork

This drawing is a preparatory study for a painting by Robert de Montesquiou produced in 1905 and presented at the Galerie Charpentier in Paris in 1931 during the exhibition devoted to the painter. A man of letters, poet and dandy, Montesquiou is a key figure, forever associated with the work of Marcel Proust and the great portrait painters of the early 20th century.

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