A Young Girl Reading

Painting by Jean-Honoré Fragonard / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Young Girl Reading, or The Reader (French: La Liseuse), is an 18th-century oil painting by Jean-Honoré Fragonard. It depicts an unidentified girl seated in profile, wearing a lemon yellow dress with white ruff collar and cuffs and purple ribbons, and reading from a small book held in her right hand. The painting is in the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC.

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Young Girl Reading
ArtistJean-Honoré Fragonard
Yearc. 1770
Dimensions81.1 cm × 64.8 cm (31+1516 in × 25+12 in)
LocationNational Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., United States
X-ray of painting showing original pose