4 July 2000
Elisabeth Vigée Lebrun (1755-1842)
Portrait of of a girl, bust-length, in profile to the left, wearing a bonnet and a scarf
black and white chalk and oiled black chalk on brown paper, watermark CNW over C
423 x 268 mm.
A 19th Century collector's mount, his attribution 'Saint-Aubin', title 'Duchesse de Polignac exécuté en 1793'
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Joseph Baillio has kindly confirmed the attribution on the basis of a photograph and dates the drawing to 1793. The drawing will be included in his forthcoming catalogue raisonné.
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