JEAN-BAPTISTE GREUZE (Tournus 1725-1805 Paris)
Head of a young girl
black chalk, stumping, heightened with white, on brown paper
1218 x 958 in. (30.6 x 24.5 cm)
with Galerie Perrin, Paris.
Acquired from the above by the late owner, 1989.
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The technique of the drawing can be compared to the artist’s portrait of Denis Diderot at the Morgan Library & Museum (inv. 1958.3; see E. Munhall, Greuze. The Draftsman, exhib. cat., New York, The Frick Collection, and Los Angeles, The J. Paul Getty Museum, 2002, no. 55, ill.).
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