28 November 2006
FRENCH SCHOOL, CIRCA 1740
A lady called Jeanne d'Etioles, Marquise de Pompadour (1721-1764) in white dress, pink ribbon at corsage with deep sleeves revealing a white chemise-sleeve with lace border and pink bows, pink ribbon in her upswept and powdered curling hair, her right arm resting on a plinth, her left arm raised holding a black mask in her hand; cloudy sky and woodland background
rectangular, 1 13/16 x 2 9/16 in. (46 x 66 mm.), gilt-metal mount within wooden frame with gilt-metal plaque with sitter's name and gilt-metal foliate surmount by Alphonse Giroux, Paris
Marie-Caroline, Duchesse de Berry (1798-1870).
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