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Title Madame Raymond de Verninac
Madame Raymond de Verninac (Portrait of Madame de Verninac), born Henriette Delacroix, elder sister of Eugène Delacroix. Signature: “David fecit anno Septimo” (David did this in the year seven – i.e. of the French revolutionary calendar).
Date 1799
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions H. 1.45 m (4 ft. 9 in.), W. 1.12 m (3 ft. 8 in.)
Department of Paintings, Sully, 2nd floor, room A
Accession number RF 1942-16
Credit line Carlos de Beistegui bequest, subject to a prior life interest, 1942; entered the collections in 1953
Notes An example of the strongly Classical-influenced continental European high fashion of the late 1790's and first years of the 1800's.
References Joconde database: entry 000PE000830
Source/Photographer Scanned by H. Churchyard


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