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Portrait of a Young Woman with Pearl Earrings

A work made of black chalk and pastel, heightened with white chalk, on light brown laid paper, laid down on an eighteenth-century mount with framing lines.
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  • A work made of black chalk and pastel, heightened with white chalk, on light brown laid paper, laid down on an eighteenth-century mount with framing lines.

Date:

1632/35

Artist:

Simon Vouet
French, 1590-1649

About this artwork

In 1627 King Louis XIII called Vouet back from Italy with important painting and tapestry-design commissions. This work is one of a group of about 30 recently discovered small-format pastel portraits of the royal entourage made for the king’s amusement.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Simon Vouet

Title

Portrait of a Young Woman with Pearl Earrings

Origin

France

Date

1632–1635

Medium

Black chalk and pastel, heightened with white chalk, on light brown laid paper, laid down on an eighteenth-century mount with framing lines

Dimensions

277 × 210 mm

Credit Line

Regenstein Endowment Fund

Reference Number

2011.165

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