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Profile Portrait of Louisa Seated Reading; verso: faint sketch of a woman

Object Number: 
1953.249
Date: 
1809
Medium: 
Charcoal, graphite, and gray wash on paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 1/8 x 6 1/4 in. ( 20.6 x 15.9 cm ) mat: 14 x 11 in. ( 35.6 x 27.9 cm )
Marks: 
inscription: lower left, ink: "Louisa, 1809"
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at lower left in brown ink: "Louisa. 1809"
Description: 
Portrait: Double sided sketch. Verso: sketch of woman in graphite or possibly fine black chalk.
Credit Line: 
Purchase
Provenance: 
De Neuville family, France; E. De Vries, Paris, 1928; Columbia University Press Book Store, NYC, 1929; Old Print Shop, NYC, 1953
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group