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Two Clowns
Title:
Two Clowns
Artist(s):
Date:
1886–1887
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Black Conté Crayon On Cream Laid Paper, Inscribed On The Verso In Graphite 'G.[ustave] Geffroy', In Blue Crayon, 'G. Seurat / B [Maximilian Luce]', And Numbered In Orange Crayon '281' (estate Number).
Dimensions:
Sheet: 233 x 308 mm (9 3/16 x 12 1/8 in.)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

Estate of Félix Fénéon (1861-1944), Paris; with Wildenstein & Co, (N.Y.); where acquired for the California Palace of the Legion of Honor (Archer M. Huntington Fund), 1947.

Accession Number:
1947.1
Acquisition Date:
1947-04-01
Credit Line:

Museum purchase, Archer M. Huntington Fund

Exhibition History:

Royal Scottish Academy Gallery, Edinburgh, 1937

25th Annual Venice Bienniale, 1950;

CPLH, 19th century French drAWINGS FROM THE PERMANENT COLLECTION, sEPT 8 - oCT 18, 1978.

CPLH, Master Drawings from the AFGA, 3 Aug - 13 Oct 1985.

CPLH, 19th Century French Drawings from the Permanent Collection, 28 Jan - 26 March 1989.

CPLH, Art in Transition: Post-Impressionist Prints and Drawings from the AFGA, 5 March -= 12 June 1988.

Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY, Georges Seurat 1859 - 1891, Sept 1991 - Jan 1992; Paris, Grand Palais, 10 April - 10 Aug 1991.

FAMSF, deY: Impressions of an Era: Paris 1870 - 1914, July 20, 1994 - 1 Jan 1995;

CPLH, TREASURES, Nov 11, 1995 - 3 March 1996;

Art Institute of Chicago: Seurat and the Making of La Grande Jatte, 2004. Exhibition catalog by Herbert, Robert L., page 119. hgs 10/6/06.

MOMA NY: Georges Seurat: The Drawings, Oct 9, 2007 - Jan 7, 2008.

Seurat and the Making of "La Grande Jatte"
Art Institute of Chicago: June 16 -Sept. 19, 2004

Impressionist Paris: City of Light
Legion of Honor, June 5-September 26, 2010

Kunsthalle Bielefeld, West Germany, Georges Seurat: Zeichnungen, 30 )ct - 25 Dec 1983; Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, 15 Jan - 11 March 1984.

Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, Georges Seurat: Figures in Space, Oct 2 - May 9, 2010; Kunsthaus Zurich, Oct 2, 2009 - Jan 17, 2010.

Kroller-Muller Museum, Otterlo, Netherlands, George Seurat in the Kroller-Muller, May 24 - Sept 7, 2014.

The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC, Neo-Impressionism: Paris-Brussels-c.1890, Sept 27, 2014 - Jan 11, 2015.

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Circus Sideshow, Feb 15 - May 29, 2017.