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File:D'après Jean-Marc Nattier, Portrait de Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais (Bibliothèque-musée de la Comédie-Française) -001.jpg


Title Portrait of Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais
Depicted person: Pierre Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais (1732–1799), French dramatist
Date circa 1755
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions 83 × 65 cm (32.7 × 25.6 in)


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