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Ladies in Conversation

Ladies in Conversation

(American, 1865–1929)
Sheet: 26.4 x 20 cm (10 3/8 x 7 7/8 in.)
Location: not on view


Robert Henri was the leader of "The Eight," a group of Philadelphia realists who led the revolt against more traditional painting. This drawing of a group of women shows his interest in the work of radical French newspaper cartoonists such as Honoré Daumier (1808–1879) and Paul Gavarni (1804–1866).
  • Turner, Evan H. "Selected 1991 Acquisitions." The Bulletin of the Cleveland Museum of Art 79, no. 2 (1992): 63-83. Reproduced: p. 72; Mentioned: p. 81
  • Signs of Affection: Gifts Honoring the Museum's 75th Anniversary. The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH (organizer) (October 27, 1992-January 3, 1993).
    American Drawings from the Permanent Collection. The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH (organizer) (April 19-July 12, 1998).
    Cleveland, Ohio: The Cleveland Museum of Art; 4/19/98 - 7/12/98. "American Drawings from the Permanent Collection."
  • {{cite web|title=Ladies in Conversation|url=false|author=Robert Henri|year=1904|access-date=25 February 2024|publisher=Cleveland Museum of Art}}

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