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Marthe Legrix de la Salle, née Agard
Jean-Baptiste Perronneau

This is one of several pictures, variously dated between 1757-69, acquired from the descendants of the Journu family, which lived in and around Bordeaux and for whom Perronneau worked extensively.

A later inscription on the back of the portrait identifies the sitter as “M.me Legrix née d’Hegar.” It is one of a small group of 18th-century pastels in the collection.

Key facts
Artist Jean-Baptiste Perronneau
Artist dates 1715/16 - 1783
Full title Marthe Legrix de la Salle, née Agard
Date made probably 1756-8, the hair modified about 1768-9
Medium and support Pastel on blue paper
Dimensions 61 x 48.9 cm
Acquisition credit Presented by Francis Denis Lycett Green through the Art Fund, 1925
Inventory number NG4063
Location in Gallery Not on display
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