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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1954.114
People
Jacques-André Portail, French (Brest 1695 - 1759 Versailles)
Title
Portrait of a Woman Holding a Musical Score
Other Titles
Original Language Title: Chanteuse au Cahier de Musique
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
18th century
Culture
French
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Watercolor, touches of white gouache, red and black chalk, gray wash, and graphite on cream antique laid paper
Dimensions
35.3 x 28 cm (13 7/8 x 11 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Charles E. Dunlap
Accession Year
1954
Object Number
1954.114
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Xavier Salmon, Jacques-André Portail, 1695-1759, Galerie de Bayser (Paris, 1996), no. 12, repr.

Alvin L. Clark, Jr., "To Delight the Eye": French Drawings and Paintings from the Collection of Charles E. Dunlap, exh. cat., Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, 2005), no. 27, p. 8

Alvin L. Clark, Jr., Francesco Buccella, Sonia Couturier, Marie-Anne Dupuy-Vachey, Melissa Hyde, Suzanne Folds McCullagh, Isabelle Mayer-Michalon, and Xavier Salmon, Tradition & Transitions: Eighteenth-Century French Art from The Horvitz Collection, exh. cat., ed. Alvin L. Clark, Jr., The Horvitz Collection (2017), pp. 104, 495-n.2

Exhibition History

"To Delight the Eye": French Drawings and Paintings from the Collection of Charles E. Dunlap, Harvard University Art Museums, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 12/17/2005 - 03/12/2006

HAA 271x The Origins of Modernity: The "New" 18th Century Rotation #2: Large Niche (S426A) Spring 2011, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 03/11/2011 - 06/18/2011

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