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Madame Raymond de Verninac


Madame Raymond de Verninac (Portrait of Madame de Verninac), born Henriette Delacroix, elder sister of Eugène Delacroix. Signature: “David fecit anno Septimo” (David did this in the year seven – i.e. of the French revolutionary calendar).




oil on canvas


H. 1.45 m (4 ft. 9 in.), W. 1.12 m (3 ft. 8 in.)

Department of Paintings, Sully, 2nd floor, room A

Accession number

RF 1942-16

Credit line

Carlos de Beistegui bequest, subject to a prior life interest, 1942; entered the collections in 1953


An example of the strongly Classical-influenced continental European high fashion of the late 1790's and first years of the 1800's.

This object is indexed in Joconde, database of the collections of the state museums of France by the French Ministry of Culture, under the reference 000PE000830.

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