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Portrait of the artist's daughter, Catherine Françoise (Fanny, later Mme Carle Vernet) at the age of about two years; head turned and looking almost to left, wearing a headscarf and a bandeau around her forehead. c.1772
Black and red chalk, heightened with white, on buff paper
- Production date
- 1772 (circa)
Height: 317 millimetres
Width: 255 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- M J F Mahérault, L'Oeuvre de Moreau le Jeune, 1880, p.477, no.446.
Denys Sutton, Burlington Magazine, XCVII, 1955, p.49.
Label on reverse of mount with reference, also an exhibition label.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
1955, BM, Aspects of Eighteenth century Art
2016-17 Sept-Jan, BM, 'French Portrait Drawings' (no cat)
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- For the provenance, see the report to the Trustees dated 21 September 1954.
This item has an uncertain or incomplete provenance for the years 1933-45. The British Museum welcomes information and assistance in the investigation and clarification of the provenance of all works during that era.
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