6 June 2012
Attributed to Jean-Baptiste Greuze (Tournus 1725-1805 Paris)
A young girl with auburn hair
oil on canvas
18½ x 15¼ in. (46.9 x 38.7 cm.)
Mrs. Clarence Sterling Postley, Locust Valley, New York, by whom gifted to the Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco.
(Possibly) Private collection of a lady, Paris, 1837 (according to Smith, see below).
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(Possibly) J. Smith, A Catalogue Raisonné..., London, 1837, VIII, p. 429, no. 109 (according to a label on the reverse).
GIFT OF MRS. CLARENCE STERLING POSTLEY TO THE FINE ARTS MUSEUMS FOUNDATION TO BE SOLD TO BENEFIT THE ACQUISITIONS FUND OF THE FINE ARTS MUSEUMS OF SAN FRANCISCO
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