3 - 4 December 2002
Sold on behalf of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in order to benefit the American Art Acquistion Fund
Gustave Jean Jacquet (French, 1846-1909)
A Young Beauty
signed 'G. Jacquet' (lower left)
oil on panel
10½ x 8½ in. (26.7 x 21.6 cm.)
Knoedler & Co., New York.
Mrs. Sol. M. Flock.
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, 1971 (gift from the above).
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