Portrait of Alfred de Musset (1810-1857)

Black chalk and graphite with stumping, watercolor, gouache, and fabricated colored chalk on medium weight wove paper | 43.6 x 30.7cm | c. 1850s

Alexandre Bida

This portrait is one of only a few that Alexandre Bida-known primarily for his depictions of North Africa-created during his career. It depicts the celebrated French poet and novelist Alfred de Musset (1810-1857). Bida was commissioned to create illu...
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