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Portrait de femme


Portrait de femme

S.n., s.l. circa 1840, 30,5x39cm (dimensions du cadre) et 15,5x19cm (dimensions du dessin), une feuille sous marie-louise encadrée.

Original pencil depicting a woman sitting with her hands folded, wearing a dress with oversized draping and flowers in hair design. Stamp of the artist in the lower left of the sheet.
Achilles Devéria (1800-1857) was a French painter, illustrator and engraver, pupil of Girodet-Trioson. It is recognized and has published numerous lithographs (Tales of Perrault, Don Quixote, Robinson Crusoe, The Henriade ...) illustrator. In 1849 he was appointed director of the department of prints of the National Library and assistant curator of the Egyptian department of the Louvre.
The famous portrait of Honore de Balzac young man (1825) is assigned. He painted in his Paris studio on Rue de l'Ouest. Victor Hugo, Alexandre Dumas (father), Prosper Mérimée, Franz Liszt and many other artists and writers have come here to be immortalized. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information!

600 €

Réf : 46383



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