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Drawing

Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    France (probably, made)

  • Date:

    31 October 1813 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Lafitte, Louis, born 1770 - died 1828 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pencil

  • Museum number:

    E.887-1963

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case French Drawings, shelf 1

Physical description

Full-length portrait of Madame Mouron de Réty, facing three-quarters left, seated by a fireside, with a sheet of paper in her right hand.

Place of Origin

France (probably, made)

Date

31 October 1813 (made)

Artist/maker

Lafitte, Louis, born 1770 - died 1828 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pencil

Marks and inscriptions

'Lafitte'
Signed

'Egerton'
Inscribed by the artist on a book on the table

'31 October 1813'
Dated on the sheet of paper

Dimensions

Height: 29.5 cm, Width: 19.4 cm

Object history note

This portrait and the companion piece, E.886-1963, were bequeathed by the last surviving member of the family of Mouron de Réty to the donor’s grandmother

Descriptive line

Full-length portrait of Madame Mouron de Réty (née Egerton), wife of Édouard Mouron de Réty. Pencil drawing by Louis Lafitte, 1813.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1963 . London: HMSO, 1964.

Materials

Pencil

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Wife; Fireplace

Categories

Drawings; Portraits

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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