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  • Title: Woman Reading
  • Creator: Nicolas-Bernard Lépicié (French, 1735-1784)
  • Date Created: 1769
  • Physical Dimensions: Framed: 64 x 55 x 5 cm (25 3/16 x 21 5/8 x 1 15/16 in.); Unframed: 46.3 x 37.8 cm (18 1/4 x 14 7/8 in.)
  • Provenance: Probably Louis-Charles-Léon Courajod [1841-1896], Paris, France, (Probably a public auction, Paris, sold to Georges Wildenstein), (Georges Wildenstein, Paris, France, owned in share with Galerie Cailleux, confiscated by the Einsatzstab Reichsleiter Rosenberg), In possession of the Nazis, In possession of the Allies, repatriated to France and restituted to Georges Wildenstein, (Georges Wildenstein, New York, NY, his share probably sold to Galerie Cailleux), (Galerie Cailleux, Paris, France, sold to Severance and Greta Millikin), Severance (1895-1985) and Greta Millikin (1903-1989), Cleveland, Ohio, gifted to the Cleveland Museum of Art, The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio
  • Type: Painting
  • Rights: CC0
  • External Link: https://clevelandart.org/art/1964.288
  • Medium: oil on canvas
  • Inscriptions: signed left: Lépicié / 1769
  • Department: European Painting and Sculpture
  • Culture: France, 18th century
  • Credit Line: Severance and Greta Millikin Collection
  • Collection: P - French 18th Century
  • Accession Number: 1964.288

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