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PORTRAIT OF HENRIETTE, DUCHESS OF ORLÉANS, AS HEBE

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PORTRAIT OF HENRIETTE, DUCHESS OF ORLÉANS, AS HEBE

Made by: Dubois

On view in: Adam Bedroom


About this object

Bust sized portrait of a woman dressed up as Hebe. She wears roses in her hair and has a low-cut white dress. Over each shoulder is a garland of flowers that falls across the front of her dress.

Category:
paintings
Object name:
PORTRAIT OF HENRIETTE, DUCHESS OF ORLÉANS, AS HEBE
Made from:
Oil on canvas -- frame
Made in:
FRANCE: Paris
Date made:
1790
Size:
62.2 × 50.8 cm (24 1/2 × 20 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
51.5
Class:
PAINTING
Signature marks:
INSCRIPTION 2173 in red on upper left-hand corner inscription 54 in large white letters on upper right side (on painting) inscription 603 in very small white letters on lower right (on painting) inscription Dlle D'Orléans/mere du Duc Actuel/par Dubois élève/de David 1790 on back Trans: "Duchesse d'Orleans, mother of the current Duke, by Dubois, a student of David, 1790" "XXI-193-445" in pencil on back "Bedroom" in pencil on back
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973