Bust portrait of a young boy with curly hair, wearing an earring and dark blue coat, light brown vest, white shirt and broad collar open at the throat.
Attributed to Adèle Romany, Portrait of a Boy, 1799, oil on canvas, 22 3/8 x 18 7/16 in. (56.8 x 46.8 cm), Purchase: William Rockhill Nelson Trust, 31-58

Attributed to Adèle Romany, Portrait of a Boy, 1799

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doi: 10.37764/78973.5.420

ArtistAttributed to Adèle Romany, French, 1769–1846
Former AttributionJacques Louis David, French, 1748–1825
TitlePortrait of a Boy
Object Date1799
MediumOil on canvas
Dimensions (Unframed)22 3/8 x 18 7/16 in. (56.8 x 46.8 cm)
SignatureSigned and dated lower right: [C ?] Pinxit. / 1799∙
Credit LineThe Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Purchase: William Rockhill Nelson Trust, 31-58

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