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Woman Reading a Letter, between 1775 and 1780

  • French

Red chalk on cream laid paper

  • Image and sheet: 6 5/16 × 4 7/8 inches (16 × 12.4 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps

09.1SDR134

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

W. H. Fanning. 1887, James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

1909, Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA) (as by Jean-Baptiste Greuze [q.v.])

1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Heil, Walter. "Some French Drawings of the Nineteenth Century." Bulletin of the DIA 12, 4 (January 1931): pp. 37-41, p. 37. Italian, French, English, and Spanish Drawings and Watercolors: Sixteenth Through Eighteenth Centuries. New York, 1992, p. 334, no. A87.

French, Woman Reading a Letter, between 1775 and 1780, red chalk on cream laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1SDR134.