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Portrait of a Young Woman
  • Louis Léopold Boilly
    1761–1845
    born: La Bassée, France ; died: Paris, France ; active: France
  • Portrait of a Young Woman, early 1800s
  • Where object was made: France
  • oil on panel
  • Canvas/Support: 22.2 x 16.5 cm
    Canvas/Support: 8 3/4 x 6 1/2 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Hampton Shirer
  • Not on display
  • 1970.0021
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Description

Bust portrait of a young woman with blonde hair, wearing a blue empire-style gown with a red (gold-embroidered) shawl. She is in an empire chair with black leather cushion and decorative gold tacking and red beads. Neutral brown background.