Description & Technical information

Date:  1882
Period:  1850-1900, 19th century
Origin:  Belgium
Medium: Black chalk, Panecil on paper
Signature: Signed and dated Ensor 1882 lower right; also titled, inscribed and located 'Un charbonnier/à mon ami Albert Croquez/Ostende' bottom left.

Dimensions: 73.5 x 58.6 cm (28⁷/₈ x 23¹/₈ inches)
Provenance: Albert Croquez, Paris 

Estate of Albert Croquez
Private Collection, Pennsylvania.
Literature: Emile Verhaeren, Brussels, James Ensor, 1908, p.40 ill. Le Terrassier, 1982
Paul Fierens, James Ensor, Paris, 1943, p.37 ill.
Royal Museum of Fine Arts, Antwerp, James Ensor, 1860-1949, Retrospective, 1951, cat. n° 28
Marlborough Fine Art Ltd, London, 1960, cat. n° 104 ill.
Patrick Florizoone & Willem Coppejans, James Ensor, Fragmenten en echo's, Gallery Ronny Van de Velde, Knokke, 2017, p.82-83
Exhibitions: Antwerp, Royal Museum of Fine Arts, James Ensor, 1960-1949, Retrospective, 1951
London, Marlborough Fine Art Ltd, 1960
Knokke, Galerie Ronny Van de Velde, James Ensor- Fragments and echoes, 2017
Categories: Paintings, Drawings & Prints