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Portrait of Gabriel Bernard de Rieux:View before cleaning
Portrait of Gabriel Bernard de Rieux:View before cleaning
Over the years, bits of dirt and dust had collected between the picture surface and the glass which protected it. Fortunately, the flaking that frequently occurs with pastel pictures was minimal.


Maurice-Quentin de La Tour
French, about 1739 - 1741
Pastel and gouache on paper mounted on canvas
79 x 59 in.
94.PC.39