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Madame de Valenger, (painting)

Artist:
Lely, Peter Sir
Subject:
De Valenger
Type:
Paintings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Notes:
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 182
Pilkington says of Lely, 'He had a very peculiar expression in the eyes of his female figures; a tender languishment, a look of blended sweeteness and drowsiness, unattempted before his time. The hands of his portraits are remarkably fine; and elegantly turned.' [P. 81.]
Second Exhibition of Pictures in Dalhousie College. Under the Patronage of Lady Sarah Maitland. Halifax, N.S. Printed by J.S. Cunnabell--Argyle-Street. 1831.
Topic:
Portrait female
Control number:
AECI 02280182
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index

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