11 April 2002
MARIE-ANNE FRAGONARD, NÉE GÉRARD (1745-1823)
A young lady, facing right in pale cream dress with blue ribbon and frilled collar, blue ribbon in her curling fair hair
oval, 2 7/16 in. (62 mm.) high, gold frame, the pierced outer border set with rose-cut diamonds
Baroness Salomon de Rothschild.
With S. J. Phillips Ltd., London, acquired by
Dr Anton C. R. Dreesmann (inventory no. F-69).
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A similar miniature from the Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore, is illustrated in P. Rosenberg, 'De qui sont les miniatures de Fragonard?', Revue de l'Art, no. 111, 1996/1, p. 69, fig. 12.
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