Nicolas Lancret (Paris 1690-1745)
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Nicolas Lancret (Paris 1690-1745)

Study of a young lady seated, seen from behind, holding a fan

Details
Nicolas Lancret (Paris 1690-1745)
Study of a young lady seated, seen from behind, holding a fan
red and white chalk, on grey-brown paper
163 x 135 mm.
Provenance
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 10 December 1968, lot 187, as J.-B. Pater (to Dreesmann).
Dr Anton C.R. Dreesmann (inventory no. B-8).
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Lot Essay

Newly identified as by Lancret, this figure was used by him in the foreground of his picture L'Escarpolette, dateable to 1728-29. The painting was bought by Count Tessin for Queen Louisa Ulrica of Sweden in 1745 and is now in the Nationalgalerie, Stockholm, G. Wildenstein, Lancret, Paris, 1924, no. 233, pl. 54.
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