Woman in Profile, Turned to the Left

1784
(French, 1753–1809)
Support: cream laid paper, laid down on cream laid paper and overmounted with a period French mount
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Sheet: 23.7 x 20.7 cm (9 5/16 x 8 1/8 in.); Secondary Support: 30.9 x 28.9 cm (12 3/16 x 11 3/8 in.)
Location: not on view
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Description

Danloux worked in Lyon from 1783 to 1784, specializing in profile portraits. Based on the date inscribed on the drawing, this unidentified young woman may have been a member of the aristocracy in that city. Danloux combined black lines with stumping—a method of blurring the powdery drawing media with a tightly rolled piece of cloth or leather—to achieve a greater range of textures and tones.
Woman in Profile, Turned to the Left

Woman in Profile, Turned to the Left

1784

Henri-Pierre Danloux

(French, 1753–1809)
France, 18th century

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