Woman Reading

Dame Lisant

1735–59
Jacques-André Portail (French, 1695–1759)


Dimensions

Framed: 72.1 x 66.4 x 7.6 cm (28 3/8 x 26 1/8 x 3 in.) Overall: 46.4 x 36cm (18 1/4 x 14 3/16in.)

Accession Number

65.2597

Medium or Technique

Black, red, white chalk with touches of blue watercolor

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Provenance

Gilbert Levy (dealer), Paris. December 4, 1947, sold by the Arnold Seligmann-Helft Corp., New York, to Forsyth Wickes (b. 1876 - d. 1964) New York and Newport, RI; 1965, bequest of Forsyth Wickes to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 24, 1965)

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection