BARBAULT, Jean
(b. 1718, Viarmes, d. 1762, Roma)

Young Woman Dressed in Neapolitan Fashion

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Oil on canvas, 33 x 24 cm
Private collection

Many of Barbault's paintings are depictions of single figures set in a dark or neutral background. His two most famous series were a suite of figures in Oriental costume and one of figures in contemporary Italian dress. The present painting is an example from the latter group.




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