Portrait de Verlaine (1867)

Bazille, Frédéric (1841-1870)

Portrait de Verlaine (Portrait of Verlaine)
Oil on canvas, 57.2 x 45.1 cm
Private collection

A false signature Gustave Courbet covered the real Frédéric Bazille.

Signed F. Bazille, dated 1867 and dedicated “à mon cher ami le poète Paul Verlaine”, published on May 6, 2015 in Sotheby’s site.

See also:

• Verlaine, Paul (1844-1896)