Black chalk, with stumping
Support: Brown-beige laid paper
Sheet: 29.6 x 25 cm (11 5/8 x 9 13/16 in.)
Bequest of Muriel Butkin 2008.397
Although once attributed to the painter Louis Tocqué (1696-1772), this beautiful drawing of a young girl is closer to the work of another important portraitist of the 1700s, François-Hubert Drouais. The inscription at the lower left identifies the girl as a certain Marie-Thérèse, but this writing was probably added later, and we have no way of knowing for certain who she is.
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