La Belle Saison.
Preparatory sketch for a painting, in graphite and Indian ink and coloured highlights.
Annotations in the artist's hand on the framing of the painting as well as his choice of colours.
Monogrammed lower right and dated 25 November 1926.
40 x 33,5 cm.
It is interesting to note the similarities of the deer in the centre of the composition with the one that his friend the sculptor Alfred Janniot made in marble for the great International Exhibition of 1925.