A Girl

The girl appears to be before a skyscape.

In the past the painting has been attributed to Greuze, many of whose later paintings showed adolescent girls in a part undressed state, but it is now considered to be by a follower of the artist.

Key facts

Artist dates
1725 - 1805
Full title
A Girl
Date made
late 18th century
Medium and support
Oil on wood, probably mahogany
45.7 x 38.1 cm
Acquisition credit
Bequeathed by Richard Simmons, 1846/7
Inventory number
Location in Gallery