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America Collects Eighteenth-Century French Painting: 1982

Adélaïde Labille-Guiard, Portrait of Madame Adélaïde, c. 1787, oil on canvas, Collection Speed Art Museum, Louisville, KY. Restored by income from the Marguerite Montgomery Baquie Memorial Trust, 1993, with additional support from The National Endowment for the Arts

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Pierre Jacques Volaire, The Eruption of Mt. Vesuvius, 1777, oil on canvas, North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, Purchased with funds from the Alcy C. Kendrick Bequest and the State of North Carolina, by exchange

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Jean Siméon Chardin, Young Student Drawing, c. 1738, oil on panel, Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, Texas

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