Overall: 44 x 25 1/2 in. ( 111.8 x 64.8 cm )frame: 51 1/2 x 32 3/4 x 3 in. ( 130.8 x 83.2 x 7.6 cm )
Gift of Mrs. Cortlandt F. Bishop and Mrs. Shirley Falcke
signature: upper left: "W. Bouguereau 1873"
This portrait, which depicts the subject at the age of three, was painted in Paris by one of the most celebrated French academic painters of the late nineteenth century. By 1873 he accepted portrait commissions only out of personal regard for the sitter or his family.
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