Provenance Research

Gustave Jean Jacquet (1846-1909)
France
Head of a Young Woman, n.d.
Oil on panel
13 7/8 x 10 1/2 in. (35.2 x 26.7 cm)
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Julien Benjamin, 1958.100

Signed lower right, above shoulder: "G. Jacquet"

Description:
Bust of a woman turning her head to her right.





Provenance:

?-1958:   Dr. and Mrs. Julien Benjamin, Cincinnati, given to
     
1958-present:   Cincinnati Art Museum


Notes:
[1] Although it is not known when Dr. and Mrs. Benjamin acquired the painting, it may have been in their collection as early as 1921 when the couple loaned a painting by Jacquet, and three other works, to an exhibition of French paintings at the CAM, organized by the Ladies Auxiliary Committee, March 17 to March 31. No checklist with titles and dimensions of the exhibited paintings exists to clarify if Head of a Young Woman was included. The list of lenders and artists is held in the CAM archives, Director's Incoming Correspondence, Box 90, Folder F, page 747.

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