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Artwork:Ruhendes Mädchen (1751, Wallraf-Richartz Museum)


François Boucher  (1703–1770)    
Description French painter
Date of birth/death 29 September 1703 30 May 1770
Location of birth/death Paris Paris
Work period from 1720 until 1770
Work location Paris (1720–1770), Northern Netherlands (1766)
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Title Resting Maiden.  
Deutsch: Vermutlich Portrait von Louise O'Murphy (), Mätresse von König Louis XV von Frankreich.
English: Probably a portrait of Marie-Louise O'Murphy (), mistress to Louis XV of France.
Medium oil on canvas.
Dimensions 59.5 × 73.5 cm (23.4 × 28.9 in).
Native name Wallraf-Richartz-Museum & Fondation Corboud
Location Cologne, Germany
Coordinates 50° 56′ 14″ N, 6° 57′ 30″ E     
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Accession number WRM 2639.
Object history

Unknown date: Private collection
by 1914: Private collection, London
Unknown date: Private collection, Paris
by 1941: Private collection, Hamburg

: purchased by Wallraf-Richartz-Museum, Cologne through Hildebrand Gurlitt (art dealer), Hamburg
Inscriptions Bottom right-hand corner: "F. Boucher / 1751".

Online database:

  • Wallraf-Richartz-Museum: online database: entry 226
Source/Photographer Not stated.
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