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A Young Woman of Frascati

Artist:
Jacques Louis David (French, Paris 1748–1825 Brussels)
Date:
ca. 1775–76
Medium:
Red chalk on off-white laid paper, framing lines in pen and brown ink
Dimensions:
Sheet: 6 x 5 3/8 in. (15.3 x 13.7 cm) (irregularly cut)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Charles Wrightsman, 2012
Accession Number:
2012.150.2
Not on view
Inscription: Annotated in pen and brown ink at lower right with the paraphs of David’s two sons, Jules David (Lugt 1437), above, and Eugene David (Lugt 839), below.

Marking: In black ink at lower left, the stamp of Baron Roger Portalis (Lugt 2232).
Collection of the artist, Jacques Louis David (French, Paris 1748–1825 Brussels); included in his inventaire après décès, Feb. 27, 1826; estate sale of Jacques Louis David, Paris, April 17, 1826, no. 59; purchased by M. Guéret; Baron Roger Portalis, Paris; sale, Hôtel des Ventes du Vieux Palais, Rouen, October 20, 1996, no. 64 (no catalogue); Private collection, France; sale, Sotheby's, New York, January 23, 2001, no. 317; Katrin Bellinger Kunsthandel, Munich; sold to Wrightsman; Mrs. Charles Wrightsman, New York, from 2001; Donor: Jayne Wrightsman
Rosenberg and Prat 9
Jacques-Louis-Jules David Le peintre Louis David, 1748-1825: Souvenirs & documents inédits. Paris, 1880, p. 653.

Daniel Wildenstein, Guy Wildenstein Documents complémentaires au catalogue de l'oeuvre de Louis David. The Wildenstein Foundation Inc., Paris, 1973, p. 238, no. 2042, item 78, and p. 245, no. 2062, item 59.

Pierre Rosenberg From Drawing to Painting: Poussin, Watteau, Fragonard, David and Ingres. Princeton, 2000, pp. 180-81, fig. 228.

Pierre Rosenberg, Louis-Antoine Prat Jacques-Louis David 1748-1825: Catalogue raisonné des dessins. 2 vols., Milan, 2002, vol. 1, p. 34, no. 9.

Pierre Rosenberg, Elizabeth E. Barker, George R. Goldner et al. The Wrightsman Pictures. Everett Fahy, New York and New Haven, 2005, cat. no. 71, ill.



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