20 March 2001
After Jean Marc Nattier
Portrait of Sophie à Fontevrault, standing half length, wearing a gold-embroidered blue satin dress with lace chemise, veil and a garland of flowers
oil on canvas
83.7 x 69.5 cm
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The signed prototype of 1748, on canvas, 81.1 x 64 cm, is in the Musée national des chãteaux de Versailles et de Trianon, Versailles, inv. no.4458 (X. Salmon, Jean Marc Nattier - 1685-1766, exh. cat., 1999/2000, p.193, no.50, ill.).
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