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Portrait of Marie Antoinette

Artist:
Noël Le Mire (French, Rouen 1724–1801 Paris)
Artist:
After Jean Michel Moreau the Younger (French, Paris 1741–1814 Paris)
Date:
1775
Medium:
Etching and engraving; second state of three (Bocher)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 7/16 × 5 11/16 in. (21.5 × 14.5 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1959
Accession Number:
59.596.55
Not on view
Inscription: At bottom center on the medallion: N. le Mire del / det Sculp. 1775
At lower left: J.M. moreau le J.ne inv.
At lower right: N. le Mire Sculp.

Marking: On verso at right center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
On verso at lower right: Collector's stamp of Pierre Demany (Lugt 780b)
On verso at lower right: COLLECTION / HENRI BERALDI Collector's stamp (Lugt 230)
Pierre Demany (French); Henri Béraldi (French, Paris 1849–1931 Paris); Vendor: Maurice Rousseau, Paris
Bocher I.18.36 ii/iii; Portalis & Beraldi III.177.134
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