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All use subject to JSTOR Terms and Conditions Virgin Bulletin of the Detroit Institute of Arts 438) nor by 1760 per a payment record
of 10 December
1760, cited by Nolhac
1895, 43. P. Renard, Jean-Marc
(1685-1766), that the Infante had in her reversed as the painting is vertical. The
sale catalogues of 1975 (Palais Galliera, possession. Nattier Un artiste parisien a la cour de Louis XV(Saint-Remy-en-l'Eau,
132, states that Nattier finished this por
trait of Henriette of Henriette "dont la tete avait ete disposee pour etre habillee en vestale"
and kept it for some years in his studio, 2 December,
2 5. Catalogue de Tableaux Anciens composant
Vinteressante collection de M. Roxard de la
Salle (de Nancy) (Hotel Drouot,
cat., Monday, 28 March 1881),
24: "Madame Paris, sale
17, no. but does not provide a date other than to Frauengestalt. Priesterinnen der Gottin Vesta
in der bildenden Kunst von der Renaissance De grandeur naturelle,
assise, vue a mi-jambes, les cheveux imply this happened releves et poudres, believes post-i7j7. Renard that this work was of the same XV, en Vestale. epaules, Detroit gauche, however, believes manteau couronne. is the replica Nattier painted of the 1751
overdoor of Henriette as a vestal with verte et des colonnes. (Salmon, Nattier, 1999, 227, fig. 1); Engerand 1901, 347
48, shows that this work was purchased
for 1,300 livres. Which composition is
referred to for this work is not clear; in
the 1760s, Nattier may have signed and
dated a replica of the Sotheby's composi
tion that was on the New York art market in 1988. [Ex-] Collection Nattier, 1999, the 1975 and 1994 sales it was catalogued
Dupin." An advertisement du de Boissy. Toile. Haut., 1 m. 31
cent.; larg., 91 cent." Prost 1894, 444,
mentions this sale but does not describe for the December marquis 1975 sale in Connais sance des Arts no. 284 (October
esArts 1975): the matter further, identifying
her as Madame Adelaide and giving the
dimensions as 79 by 64 centimeters; this
error was corrected in the sale catalogue. 26.. It is nonetheless
6 possible that some may
have been intended to sho...
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