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An Italian Peasant Girl
  • Dominique (-Louis-Féréol) Papety (1815 - 1849)
  • An Italian Peasant Girl
  • c. 1848
  • Painting
  • Oil on mahogany panel
  • Image size: 32.6 x 24.2 cm
    Frame size: 53 x 44.5 x 8.5 cm
  • Signature: 'DOM. PAPETY'
  • P567
  • Reserve Gallery
Further Reading
  • Perhaps painted during Papety’s stay at the French Academy in Rome 1836-41. Although more sentimental than most, it is characteristic of the studies of Italian popular types painted by many northern artists in Italy (cf. Winterhalter, A Girl of Ariccia', P669).