French Rococo scene depicting the Countess d'Ogny, wife of Claude-François-Marie Rigolet, Count of Ogny (1757–1790), choosing wallpaper, fabrics, ribbons and lace while having her hair done, taking a music lesson and spending time with friends. The abbot is sitting by her side inspecting one of the fabrics.
Inscription below the image reads as follows:
QU'EN DIT L'ABBE? (What does the Abbot think?) A Madame La Comtesse d'Ogny Peint a la guasse par N. Lavreince Peintre de Roi du Suede. Grave par N. de Launay Graveur du Roi de France et de Dannemark et de Acad. de France et de Copenhague.
Comes ready to display in an outstanding carved wood and gesso frame. In very good used condition with toning and minor imperfections to frame as shown. Shipped fully insured with tracking number.
Measurements: Frame: 17 1/4" (including coronation) by 11 1/2 " rectangle; 15 1/2" high not including coronation; Back opening: fits 14" by 10" picture; Plate Mark: 12 1/2" by 9 1/4" approximately.