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Jean–Étienne Liotard
1702–1789

George Keppel, Earl of Albemarle (1724–1772)

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Medium
Pastel on paper
Size
25 ¾ × 21 inches · 654 × 533 mm
Notes
Signed and inscribed on the original backboard in Liotard’s hand: ‘Milord Comte d’Albermarle [sic] / peint en crayon au pastel 1768 par J.E. Liotard / on prie de ne point toucher a la peinture / ny aucun coup de Marteau.’
Drawn 1768
Collections
  • General John Hale (1728-1806), a gift from the sitter;
  • And by descent to 1987;
  • W. Drummond to 2016.
Literature
  • Marcel Rothlisberger, ‘Des inédits de Liotard’, L’oeil, June 1988, pp.50-55; 
  • Marcel Rothlisberger & Renée Loche, Liotard: Catalogue sources et correspondence, Antwerp, 2008, I pp.571-572, cat. no. 432, II repr. Pl. 625;
  • Neil Jeffares, Dictionary of Pastellists before 1800, London, 2006, pp.337-8.