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The Scuffle (La lutte Bretonne)

Georges Lacombe (French, 1868-1916)


By descent to the artist’s daughter, Sylvie Mora-Lacombe [1898-?]; (Galerie Urban, Paris); acquired by W.J. Holliday [1895-1977] in 1965; {1} bequeathed to the Indianapolis Museum of Art in 1979 (79.258).
{1} See Ellen Wardwell Lee, The Aura of Neo-Impressionism: The W.J. Holliday Collection, Indianapolis, 1983, pp. 120-121(ill.). See also a listing of Lacombe’s sketchbooks in Joëlle Ansieau, Georges Lacombe 1868-1916: catalogue raisonné, Paris 1998, pp. 23 (ill.) and 203; here this drawing is listed as an unbound sheet from Album VI.

Object Information

artist
Georges Lacombe (French, 1868-1916)
creation date
1894-1895
materials
black crayon accented with orange on cream woven paper
dimensions
9 5/8 x 7 1/4 in. (image)
13 1/8 x 10 5/8 in. (sheet)
19-5/8 x 16-5/8 in. (framed)
mark descriptions
stamped with monogram l.r.
estate stamp l.r.
accession number
79.259
credit line
The Holliday Collection
copyright
Public Domain
collection
Prints, Drawings, and Photographs
colors