5 December 2006
Étienne de Lavallée-Poussin (Rouen circa 1733-1793 Paris)
A seated woman sewing; and A seated woman working at her embroidery
black chalk, pen and brown ink, brown wash, watermark Orfini Arms (2)
6¼ x 4 1/8 in. (167 x 105 mm.) (a pair) (2)
Anonymous sale; Christie's, 18 July 1952, lot 288 (44 guineas to Colnaghi, as part of an album of 300 drawings by the artist).
Gift of P. & D. Colnaghi.
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