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Art Quarterly 6 (1943): 239-56. Madame
was the second 3, no. 13 (July-August altar.) My thanks to Joseph Baillio "Madame "Madame Gimpel.
7. ess of Berry. She is seated in a temple, in
the background of which fire burns on an E. P. Richardson, Catalogue des Objets d'Art et d'Ameublement
du XIII' au XVIII' siecle et autres.. .prove on this sale, from the journal of Rene has three 1999 publica
tions, this work is referred to hereafter as Robert-Dumesnil Nattier, 196, fig. 2). as a Vestal Virgin by Jean-Marc
Nattier," Bulletin of the Detroit Institute of
Arts 23, no. 1 (October
1943): 1-3, and note 15 below for further information 65, 68; as Salmon 2. 1999, 1968), Georges Petit, sale cat., 18 May 1925),
28, no. 38, as attributed to Nattier. See 20-21, Nattier, 1999. portrait in which she does not appear in that guise (Salmon, nant de la Succession de M. J. S. (Galerie 6. work can be found among his
earliest works. See X. Salmon, Jean-Marc
1999), a 1748 Nattier France to those in the (Paris, nose (shorter), and lips (fuller). Sophie was also painted as a
vestal by copyists at Versailles, based on The painting appears as Portrait de jeune
fevime en vestale in his probate inventory,
emme and Illustrations, 16th ed. (London, Detroit Nattier, 1685-1766 work, but the face is not: a bit of her proper right ear shows, and, as
with the bass viol painting, the hairline is
different and there are slight differences sniffed out, brought to rue architectural
and includes to the Detroit one of the 2I7
17. painting: ments, darkly shadowed
of drapery, and a similar stone floor. Simi Salmon, in white satin, per Wallace Collection Catalogues, Pictures
and Drawings, Text with Historical Notes work, as in so many others. And
the 1718 Tours painting displays ele
a stepped-up daughters, Rochefort—once Laffitte.) Detroit ments later found in the Detroit XV's that Henri had earlier painted portraits deguises. The
e'guise's. actually depic...
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