Joseph-Siffred Duplessis (Carpentras 1725-1802 Versailles)
Portrait of the Abbé Jourdan, bust-length, in clerical robes
oil on canvas
55.2 x 46.2cm (21 3/4 x 18 3/16in).
- We are grateful to Rachel Dudouit, who is preparing a catalogue raisonné on the work of Duplessis, for informing us that the present portrait was exhbited at the Salon du Louvres in 1769 (No. 197) and a pen and ink drawing by Gabriel de Saint-Aubin after Duplessis is in the margin of a copy of the Salon's catalogue in the Bibliothèque nationale de Paris.
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