Portrait of a Lady

Henri Francois Riesener, French, 1767 - 1828

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1818

Oil on canvas

Overall: 27 1/4 x 20 7/8 in. (69.2 x 53 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Alice and M. R. Schweitzer

P.961.256

Geography/Culture

Europe, France

Period

19th century

Object Name

Painting

Classification

Nazi-Era Provenance Research

Painting

Not on view

Inscription

Signed and dated, lower right, in gold/cooper paint: [undecipherable / pinxit 1818(?) or 1803 (?); on reverse, wax seal: ROUART ALEXIS; stamp: M.R. SCHWEITZER / 205 East 54th St. ? New York 22. N.; inscribed, on stretcher, in graphite: [undecipherable; possibly McAlan Portrait]; white sticker: #3969 / Port. Dams / 27 1/2 x 20 7/8; numbered, white chalk on stretcher: 20

Exhibition History

Aspects of Human Experience: Works from the Permanent Collection, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Art History 2, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 12, 1998-March 14, 1999.

Women's Clothing and Accessories: 1800-1930, Rotunday, Jaffe-Friede, Strauss and Barrows Galleries, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 7, 1979-January 27, 1980.

The Napoleonic Era, Strauss and Barrows Galleries and Barrows Windows, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 29-September 3, 1979.

Portraits at Dartmouth, Jaffe-Friede Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 10-April 16, 1978.

Publication History

Arthur R. Blumenthal, Portraits at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1978, p. 50, no. 41.

Provenance

Collection of Alexis Rouart (1839-1911), Paris, date unknown; [Marthe] Alice (1915-2004) and M. R. [Meyer (Mac) R.] Schweitzer (1911-2006), New York, date unknown; given to present collection, 1961.

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