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Portrait of Madame Léon Maître (Portrait de Madame Léon Maître)

Henri Fantin-Latour

European Art

On View: Morris A. and Meyer Schapiro Gallery, 4th Floor
Madame Léon Maître was the sister-in-law of the pianist Edmond Maître, one of Henri Fantin-Latour’s closest friends. Between 1880 and 1887, the painter included portraits among his annual entries at the widely popular Paris Salon. They consistently attracted great critical attention and, whether commissioned or not, yielded high prices.
MEDIUM Oil on canvas
  • Place Made: France
  • DATES 1882
    DIMENSIONS 50 × 55 1/8 in., 122 lb. (127 × 140 cm, 55.34kg) frame: 62 x 67 1/4 x 4 1/4 in. (157.5 x 170.8 x 10.8 cm)
    SIGNATURE Signed and dated upper right: "Fantin. 82"
    COLLECTIONS European Art
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Morris A. and Meyer Schapiro Gallery, 4th Floor
    CREDIT LINE Gift of A. Augustus Healy and George A. Hearn
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