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Seated Man Writing, from the Economical School Series
Black chalk, charcoal, and gray wash on light blue paper
Artist/Maker:Baroness Anne-Marguerite-Henriette Hyde de Neuville
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John Durand mentions this painting in the list of portraits of his father in "The Life and Times of A. B. Durand" (1894, p. 209), and dates it about 1830. The painting was a gift to the Society from the granddaughter of Asher B. Durand.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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