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Portrait of a Woman in a Blue Dress

Portrait of a Woman in a Blue Dress


André Pujos

(French, 1738–1788)

Watercolor on ivory in a later gilt metal and enamel frame

Diameter: 6.5 cm (2 9/16 in.); Diameter of frame: 9.1 cm (3 9/16 in.)

The Edward B. Greene Collection 1943.650



Although her identity is unknown, it seems clear that this affluent woman with a flowery coif took pleasure in reading and writing letters.

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