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Standing female figure full-length, in classical dress

1815
Anne-Louis Girodet de Roussy-Trioson (French, 1767–1824)


Dimensions

Sheet: 32.1 x 21.7 cm (12 5/8 x 8 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

2013.810

Medium or Technique

Drawing in black chalk on cream wove paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Inscription

dated lower left recto by the artist "17 Julliet 1815"; inscribed lower left in ink "Par Girodet," and with the ink initials of the executors of Girodet's estate (Alexis-Nicolas Perignon pere, Baron Frnacois Gerard, and Joseph Ferdinand Lacrenon)

Markings

Watermark" Profile portrait of Napoleon facing right, surrounded by the clockwise inscription NAPOLEON EMPEREUR FRANCVAIS ROI D'ITALIE, in a double circle surmounted by a garland

Provenance

April 11-25, 1825, Girodet estate sale, Bonnefons de Lavialle and M. Pérignon, Paris. 1996, acquired from Swann Galleries, New York, by James Bergquist (dealer), Newton, MA; 2013, sold by James Bergquist to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 26, 2013)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by the Print and Drawing Club