Jean-Baptiste Greuze

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Jean-Baptiste Greuze
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

Signed in ink at lower right corner, "J. B. Greuze".

François Renaud (Lugt S. 1042); Sir Charles Greville (1762-1832), English officer (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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Renaud, François, 18th cent., former owner.
Greville, Charles, 1762-1832, former owner.
Warwick, George Guy Greville, Earl of, 1818-1893, former owner.
Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919, former owner.
Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913, former owner.


Collection J. Pierpont Morgan : Drawings by the Old Masters Formed by C. Fairfax Murray. London : Privately printed, 1905-1912, I, 285, repr.

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