Jean-Baptiste Greuze

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Jean-Baptiste Greuze
1725-1805
Head of a Young Woman
Red chalk on paper.
16 1/4 x 12 1/4 inches (413 x 311 mm)
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1909.
I, 285
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Signed in ink at lower right corner, "J. B. Greuze".
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François Renaud (Lugt S. 1042); Sir Charles Greville (Lugt 549); George Guy, Earl of Warwick (Lugt 2600); E. R. blind stamp; Charles Fairfax Murray (1849-1919), London and Florence; from whom purchased through Galerie Alexandre Imbert, Rome, in 1909 by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913), New York (no mark; see Lugt 1509); his son, J. P. Morgan, Jr. (1867-1943), New York.
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