The sitter is either henriette or the infante the

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Unformatted text preview: w Henriette. A precedent costume for such a reuse of a pose and by two different women exists in wives of in which the face is differ 30. In the 1967 sale catalogue, the measure ments are 32 !4 by 3 7 V2 inches; it sold then to M. S. Creswell for 3,000 pounds (Wallace Collection 1968, 217). If this work is the painting mentioned as "Madame by Louis La Caze during his lifetime, he called it "Mile Victoire ou Mile Louise en vestale"; these (X. Salmon, names appear in the 1869 inventory after his death (original documents in Musee other items from this publication, which contains multiple articles by Salmon, are don, 27 June 1913, the dimensions are i slightly different (32 x 38 V2 in. in the du Louvre files; CD-ROM accompany ing Faroult and Eloy 2007, 33, 68, 613). Huard in 1930 identified her as Madame Dupin; the photograph in the Louvre hereinafter referred to as Salmon, 1913 my thanks to Iva Lisikewycz my for making me aware of this publication. That Henriette and the Infante were files also bears that name. The twins heightens paint ing had been seen by Gaston Briere as a studio replica (notes in Louvre file) and published as Dupin and "attributed to" Nattier in D. Ojalvo, Musee des Beaux ent but the other elements "Le Cabinet sier de lArt 62 [November are identical du Roi," Dos 18; 1999]: Dos sier, 1999); the possibility sion in the present works. 27.. The 7 Infante returned to France en route marriage remained there until October of' by P. Comte in Ville de Pau. Musee des Beaux-Arts. Catalogue raisonne des peintures was the first opportunity 1978). Salmon, Nattier, 1999, 230, also argues that it is a copy after Nattier. P. Comte, Catalogue des peintures Musee des Beaux-Arts de Pau (Pau, 1993), n.p., gives and dates it 1749 based on a belief that the Detroit painting 1749; this Nattier had of painting her. She came again in 1752-53 and from September 1757 until her death on 6 December 1759. Nattier used this turn of head and gently falling veil...
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