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Madeleine Jeanne Lemaire

Lady in Red, White, and Blue

Madeleine Jeanne Lemaire

Madeleine Jeanne Lemaire

Lady in Red, White, and Blue

Lady in Red, White, and Blue

Madeleine Jeanne Lemaire

French

1845 - 1928

Lady in Red, White, and Blue


signed Madeleine Lemaire (lower right)

oil on canvas

canvas: 50½ by 30¾ in.; 128.2 by 78.1 cm

framed: 56⅝ by 37¼ in.; 143.8 by 94.6 cm

The canvas is wax lined. The paint surface is stable and in good condition. Upon close inspection, very minor craquelure in her sleeve at lower left. Under UV light, there are multiples restorations: retouching to all four edges, especially upper and left; repair to possible tear at upper left above the sitter's hat; another repair to the left of her forearm and to the right of her thumb; a line of retouching to the sitter's face above her lips, on her eyelid, and forehead; small area of retouching to the right of her right ear; scattered retouching to the background. Varnish fluoresces green and may mask further restorations.


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John Saltonstall, Maine
Thence by descent