Jean Baptiste Greuze (Tournus 1725-1805 Paris) Portrait of a girl, half-length, in a white dress and pink bow,  unframed

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Lot 25
Jean Baptiste Greuze
(Tournus 1725-1805 Paris)
Portrait of a girl, half-length, in a white dress and pink bow, unframed

Sold for £ 25,000 (US$ 34,110) inc. premium
Jean Baptiste Greuze (Tournus 1725-1805 Paris)
Portrait of a girl, half-length, in a white dress and pink bow, within a painted oval
oil on canvas
63 x 49.5cm (24 13/16 x 19 1/2in).
unframed

Footnotes

  • Provenance
    Private Collection, Canada, and thence by descent to the present owner

    Edgar Munhall has confirmed the attribution to Jean-Baptiste Greuze upon first-hand inspection and suggests a date of 1765-70 (written communication, 15 August 2012). This was the period during which Greuze's reputation from his exhibits in the Paris Salon reached its zenith.
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