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Bust of a Woman

A work made of color crayon-manner engraving on cream laid paper.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of color crayon-manner engraving on cream laid paper.


c. 1771


Louis-Marin Bonnet (French, 1736-1793)
after François Boucher (French, 1703-1770)

About this artwork

This charming image is thought to represent François Boucher’s elder daughter, Jeanne Elisabeth Victoire, who married the great painter’s favorite pupil, Jean Baptiste Deshays, an accomplished artist in his own right.


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Prints and Drawings


Louis-Marin Bonnet


Bust of a Woman


France (Artist's nationality:)

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Artist's working dates 1766–1776


Color crayon-manner engraving on cream laid paper


Image: 41.4 × 35 cm (16 5/16 × 13 13/16 in.); Sheet: 42.3 × 36 cm (16 11/16 × 14 3/16 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles Netcher in memory of Charles Netcher II

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