Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Le Discret
  • Joseph Ducreux
    born: Nancy, France ; died: Paris, France
  • Le Discret, circa 1791
  • Where object was made: France
  • oil on aluminum panel (transferred from canvas)
  • Canvas/Support: oval 91.6 x 79.9 cm
    Canvas/Support: 36 x 29 1/8 in
    Frame Dimensions: oval 41 x 34 in
  • Museum purchase through The Kansas University Endowment Association
  • On view: Stewart Gallery, 406, S2
  • 1951.0074
Label Text

Portrait of a man from the waist up. He looks out at the viewer with his index finger to his lips. He has gray hair and is wearing a green jacket.