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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
slightly different (32 x 38 V2 in. in the du Louvre files; CD-ROM
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
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.
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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