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Portrait of a Young Woman
Louis Tocqué

The young woman in this painting is richly dressed, in a silvery green dress patterned with oak leaves. She is surrounded by a swathe of gold-bordered material, and wears a lavish floral garland.

An annotation in a 1907 sale catalogue suggested that this portrait was of a “Mlle de Coislin.” However, no other evidence exists to support this claim.

Key facts
Artist Louis Tocqué
Artist dates 1696 - 1772
Full title Portrait of a Young Woman
Date made probably 1730s
Medium and support Oil on canvas
Dimensions 79.4 x 63.5 cm
Acquisition credit Presented by Emilie Yznaga, 1945
Inventory number NG5590
Location in Gallery Not on display
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