The Cleveland Museum of Art
Collection Online as of February 20, 2017
Portrait of M. de Viapre, c. 1776
graphite and wash on laid paper, Framed: 7.50 x 6.60 cm (2 15/16 x 2 9/16 inches); Unframed: 5.10 x 4.50 cm (2 x 1 3/4 inches). The Edward B. Greene Collection 1941.570
Signature: none; inscribed on paper backing in graphite, upside down at upper left: 196; also on paper backing on slant at center, in graphite: Sir ?/John/Lester and 11; inscribed on back of drawing, under paper backing in graphite at bottom: Mr De [G?]iaf . . .; and in brown ink from top to bottom:
. . . der Bottom [or possibly button]. . .
. . . racelet & Spring
[deli]vrd to Mr. Hall
1904 Moncorvo House, London, Royal Amateur Art Society Exhibition of Miniatures, March 5-8
The Cleveland Museum of Art (11/10/2013 - 2/16/2014); "Disembodied: Portrait Minatures and their Contemporary Relatives"
To request more information about this object, study images, or bibliography, contact the Ingalls Library Reference Desk.