Lot 157: Portrait of a Young Woman, Chalk on Paper, 18th C.
November 6, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: Depicting a fashionably-dressed young woman in a lace and blue ribbon mob cap, beneath which her hair is greyed with poudre a la grisaille, small gold earrings in her ears, and a low-cut patterned pink dress with blue ribbon and white edging, signed and dated lower right and again on the reverse "RM 1789(?)." Image: 16" H X 11" W; frame: 18.5" X 14".