London, South Kensington
9 July 2009
Jean Pillement (Lyon 1728-1808)
A mill beside a river, washerwomen in the foreground
signed 'Jean Pillement'
pastel, laid down on canvas
17¾ x 28 3/8 in. (45 x 72 cm.)
Maria Gordon Smith, London.
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N. Jeffares, Dictionary of pastellists before 1800, London, 2006, p. 422.
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