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Portrait of Marguerite Le Comte

Artist:
Étienne de Lavallée-Poussin (French, Rouen 1733–1793 Paris)
Date:
1764
Medium:
Black chalk, pen and brown ink, brush and brown and gray wash
Dimensions:
Oval: 5 7/8 × 4 3/8 in. (15 × 11.1 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Purchase, PECO Foundation Gift, 2013
Accession Number:
2013.181
Not on view
Signature: Signed and dated at lower right, “Poussin / 1764”

Inscription: inscribed, perhaps in the hand of the artist, on the mount below the image, “Md Le Comte,” and at lower right, “dessiné a rome/ par La vallée Poussin.”
Vendor: OMD sarl
Perrin Stein Artists and Amateurs: Etching in 18th-Century France. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2013, cat. no. 85, 145, 196, ill.



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