The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
The Letter Writer
  • Studio of Jean-Baptiste Greuze (1725 - 1805)
  • The Letter Writer
  • France
  • c. 1800 - 1806
  • Painting
  • Oil on canvas
  • Image size: 40.5 x 33.2 cm
  • Signature: 'Greuze'
  • P459
  • Reserve Gallery
Commentary
History
Further Reading
  • A reduced and weaker version of Greuze’s picture (on panel) exhibited at the Paris Salon of 1800 (sold Christie’s, New York, 28 January 2000).