Oil on fabric
Framed: 191.5 x 142.2 x 9.5 cm (75 3/8 x 56 x 3 3/4 in.); Unframed: 165 x 115.5 cm (64 15/16 x 45 1/2 in.)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Noah L. Butkin 1977.120
This double portrait, exhibited at the Paris Salon of 1883, depicts the wife and daughter of Besnard's friend and fellow artist Henri Lerolle. Besnard emphasized their close relationship by placing Madeleine Lerolle and her daughter Yvonne in the familiar setting of the artist's studio, reflecting the artist's stated ambition of portraying figures in the natural setting of the world in which they live.
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