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Inventory #om204 Price: Upon Request
Title:

Jean-Baptiste Greuze
(1725-1805)
Description:

A GIRL, BUST LENGTH, IN A PALE GREY DRESS

OIL ON CANVAS

SIZE: 16 3/4 BY 13 1/2 INCHES

42.6 BY 34.3 CM.

 

PROVENANCE:

GEORGE WATSON TAYLOR, M.P., CAVENDISH SQUARE, LONDON, 1823

(CATALOGUE ENTRY ATTACHED TO THE STRETCHER).

R.E. HEMPHILL, 1971

 

EXHIBITED:

CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICAN NATIONAL GALLERY, "FRIENDS EXHIBITION",

1971, NO. 28.

CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICAN NATIONAL GALLERY, "CHRISTMAS EXHIBITION: OLD MASTERS FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION", DEC. 1975, NO.21.

THREE OTHER VERSIONS OF THE ABOVE COMPOSITION ARE KNOWN; ONE AT WADDESDON MANOR,ANOTHER FORMERLY WITH GEORGES WILDENSTEIN, PARIS, AND A THIRD IN A SALE AT BALL AND GRAUPE, BERLIN, 4-5 MARCH 1932.

DR. ANITA BROOKNER, ON THE BASIS OF A PHOTOGRAPH, SHE CONSIDERS THE PRESENT PICTURE ANAUTOGRAPH WORK BY GREUZE.

 

 

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