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Key facts
Full title A Greek Captive
Artist Henriette Browne
Artist dates 1829 - 1901
Date made 1863
Medium and support Oil on canvas
Dimensions 92.1 × 73 cm
Inscription summary Signed; Dated
Acquisition credit On loan from Tate: Bequeathed by C. Fraser 1868
Inventory number L691
Location Not on display
Image copyright On loan from Tate: Bequeathed by C. Fraser 1868, © 2000 Tate
A Greek Captive
Henriette Browne

This work is typical of the artist's genre paintings of children. The sitter was an Italian girl, Maria Pasqua Abruzzesi (1856 - 1939), who was taken by her father to Paris in 1862. Famous for her beauty, she enjoyed great success as a child model, and also posed for the artists H├ębert and Bonnat.

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