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Ernest Droüet – Portrait of a Young Woman – 1842

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Ernest-Émile Droüet was a French sketch artist. He was born on May 2, 1819 in Puteaux (Seine). Son of landowners, he studied at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris. He was a perpetual member of the Association of French Artists and died in Paris on January 25, 1890.

Pencil and pastel portrait of a young woman in a green dress. She wears a red coral necklace and matching earrings. This work is signed and dated 1842.

 

Artist: Ernest Droüet (1819-1890).
Signed and dated 1842.
Medium: Pencil and pastel on paper.
Condition: Good condition.
Dimensions : 23 x 18 cm. / 9 x 7 in. (visible).
Frame: 33 x 28 cm. / 13 x 11 in. Gilt wood, 19th century. New anti-reflective glass.
Provenance: Paris, France.

 

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