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Antoine-Jean Gros (1771 - 1835)

Lot 181: * BARON JEAN-ANTOINE GROS PARIS 1771 - 1835 MEUDON, HAUTS-DE-SEINE

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January 25, 2006
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PORTRAIT OF A YOUNG GIRL, SITTING IN A CHAIR WITH A BOOK IN HER HAND

measurements note
205 by 149mm; 8 1/16 by 5 7/8 in

signed and dated in black chalk, lower right: = gros. 7 .6 1790 -

black chalk

EXHIBITED

Exposition Centennale de l'Art Français, 1889 (according to the exhibition label, on reverse of the backing board)

NOTE

The attribution to Baron Gros was confirmed by Mr Gérard Augier, who noted that, at this early stage in his career, Gros was very much influenced by Madame Vigée Lebrun.

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