Madame Cros [?]

Ref: 1344
  • Artist

    Henry Cros (1840-1907)

  • Detail

    Wax, with original gilded wood and gesso frame

    38.2 x 33 cm

    French, 1875

  • Signed and dated

    ‘H Cros’ into the wax, middle left, and ‘PEINT A LA CIRE / PAR / HENRY CROS / 1875’ carved into back of panel (see right)

  • Labelled

    ‘CROS Henry, 1875 / 10 – Petit Tableau peint à la cire, représantant une T[ête] / de jeune femme.’ On printed label on back of frame (see right)

  • Note

    A wax of Mme Cros, perhaps at a slightly later date, is in the collection of the Musée d’Orsay, Paris