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La Belle Chocolatière also The Chocolate Girl

La Belle Chocolatière also The Chocolate Girl

SKU: 284215376135191

Attributed to George Hall after Jean-Etienne Liotard 

Oil on Canvas

Dimensions of art are 11” x 14” 

Dimensions of frame are 19” x 22” 

 

In 1862 the American Baker's Chocolate Company obtained the rights to use the pastel. One of the most prominent pastels of Genevan artist Jean-Étienne Liotard, showing a chocolate-serving maid. The girl carries a tray with a porcelain chocolate cup and a glass of water. Liotard's contemporaries classed The Chocolate Girl as his masterpiece. Most likely commissioned by Henry L Pierce owner of the Baker Chocolate Company to update the company label improvingon the appearance of the facial features and to include chocolate bits on the saucer.

 

    $70,000.00Price
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