Self-Portrait with a Harp

Artist: Rose Adélaïde Ducreux (French, Paris 1761–1802 Santo Domingo)

Date: 1791

Medium: Oil on canvas

Dimensions: 76 x 50 3/4 in. (193 x 128.9 cm)

Classification: Paintings

Credit Line: Bequest of Susan Dwight Bliss, 1966

Accession Number: 67.55.1

Description

This work has been identified with a self-portrait that Mademoiselle Ducreux exhibited at the Paris Salon of 1791. The sitter's graceful pose and the sumptuous fabrics were admired by contemporary critics.

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