Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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Self-Portrait of the Artist,

Pen and ink drawing on white board

Dimensions (Sheet): 411 x 316 mm (16.2 x 12.4 in.)

Signed in ink, lower center: “Ce n’est pas moi/C’est lui/G. Braque/1955”

Accession number: 1994.20.1

Gift of Rosalind Avnet Lazarus (mother of Edward Lazarus, B.A. Wesleyan 1995), 1994

Provenance / Collectors' marks: Galerie Isy Brachot fils, Brussels; purchased from Galerie Isy Brachot fils by the donor’s parents, Joan and Lester Avnet, in 1965; gift to the donor; gift to the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University, 1994.

Bibliography: Michel Cot, “La glace à deux faces”; see donor file for certification of authenticity from Isy Brachot 4 August 1965, which was taped to reverse of original frame backing; see photograph of Braque, ca. 1958, inscribed by artist in same hand, in René Char, Georges Braque (Geneva, 1958), frontispiece.

Work Type: drawing

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