Lot 130: Bida (Alexandre), A Standing Woman in Renaissance Costume, 1880.
November 15, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: Bida (Alexandre, 1813-1895), A Standing Woman in Renaissance Costume, black chalk with touches of white heightening, on blue coloured paper, signed with the initial 'B' lower right, 250 x 160 mm. (9 3/4 x 6 1/4 in), unframed ⁂ Possibly an original design for a book illustration. For a similar figure study on blue paper see Hazlitt, Gooden & Fox, Nineteenth Century French Drawings, exh. cat. 1977, no. 29 pl. 32.
Notes: Category: Old Master Prints and Drawings