JEAN-BAPTISTE PERRONNEAU (Paris 1715-1783 Amsterdam)
Portrait of a lady wearing a fur-lined blue coat
pastel on paper, mounted on canvas
24 x 1918 in. (61 x 48.5 cm)
with Ephron Gallery, New York.
N. Jeffares, Pastels and Pastellists, available at (accessed December 2021), no. J.582.20392, ill.
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The oval face, strongly-defined eyebrows, pearl choker, blue fur-trimmed coat and neckline of this unidentified sitter are characteristic of the work of the artist. For similar works, see D. d’Arnoult, Jean-Baptiste Perronneau (1715-1783). Un Portraitiste dans l’Europe des Lumières, Paris, 2014, nos. 93Pa, 279Pa, 311Pa, ill.).

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