GROS, Antoine-Jean
(b. 1771, Paris, d. 1835, Meudon)

Madame Pasteur

1795-96
Oil on canvas, 86 x 67 cm
Musée du Louvre, Paris

Refugee in Italy during the Revolution, Gros painted several portraits, mainly in Genoa in 1795-96. This early work of the artist reflects the spirit of the 18th century.