A full-page reproduction of this drawing was published in Le Courrier Français (vol. XXII, nº 27 / July 6, 1905). It is described and reproduced in Ginestet & Pouillon's catalogue raisonné of Villon's prints and illustrations (I 206, p. 477).
A fabulous and important drawing in Villon's early style.
(On the verso is another drawing by Villon: a much smaller, beautifully-executed sketch of an elegant woman.). Reference: Ginestet & Pouillon I 206 (described and reproduced on p. 477)
Jacques Villon was a French painter and printmaker associated with the Cubist movement, and was also noted for his realist and abstract works.Read More