Jean-François Bosio (Monaco 1764 - 1827 Paris)
le lever des ouvrières en linge
signed lower left: BOSIO. D. S.dated lower right: à Paris, en 1803titled lower centre: lever des ouvrières en lingepen and brown ink and watercolor heightened with white244 x 327 mm
Henrici, sale, Berlin, 29th June 1920, lot 97, illustratedFerault, slae, Paris, 15th – 31st December, 1925, lot 10, illustratedHenri Ledoux, his mark lower left: HL (Lugt 4052)Christie’s, London, 29th November 1983, lot 113Hazlitt, Gooden & Fox, London, Nineteenth Century French Drawings, June – July 1983, no. Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1980Sotheby’s, London, 7th July 1999, lot 174 (£84,000)Private Collection, Paris until 2014
Both this drawing and its pendant le coucher des ouvrières en linge, were published as engravings in 1817.