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Jacques André Portail
A French Gentleman Standing

dK589
34
French
black and red chalk on laid paper
Drawing
23.5 x 13.5 cm (9 1/4 x 5 5/16 in)
Possibly Richard Owen, Paris. [1] purchased 1940 by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York; gift 1963 to NGA. [1] According to Colin Eisler, Paintings from the Samuel H. Kress Collection: European Schools, Excluding Italian, Oxford, 1977: 308, n. 3, the drawing is possibly identical with the Portail drawing shown 16 October to 6 November 1933 in New York in the exhibition French Drawings of the 18th and 19th Centuries from the Collection of Richard Owen of Paris at the Joseph Brummer Galleries.
1963.15.24
589
B-22390
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