Portrait of a Lady (Madame de Gléon?)

This portrait has long been said to represent Geneviève Savalette, Marquise de Gléon (about 1732-1795), who was a writer and amateur actress. The dress and hairstyle date to about 1760, when Greuze had returned from Rome and was working in Paris.

Key facts

Artist
Artist dates
1725 - 1805
Full title
Portrait of a Lady (Madame de Gléon?)
Date made
about 1760
Medium and support
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
64.1 x 54.6 cm
Acquisition credit
Presented by Emilie Yznaga, 1945
Inventory number
NG5584
Location in Gallery