Jeanne Sylvanie Arnould-Plessy
by Richard James Lane, printed by Jérémie Graf, published by John Mitchell, after Alfred Edward Chalon Click on the links below to find out more
lithograph, late 1840s
19 5/8 in. x 13 3/4 in. (497 mm x 348 mm) paper size
Purchased with help from the Friends of the National Libraries and the Pilgrim Trust, 1966
- Alfred Edward Chalon (1780-1860), Portrait and subject painter. Artist associated with 179 portraits, Sitter associated with 1 portrait.
- Jérémie Graf (active 1837-1842), Lithographic printer. Artist associated with 110 portraits.
- Richard James Lane (1800-1872), Sculptor and lithographer. Artist associated with 1178 portraits, Sitter in 6 portraits.
- John Mitchell (active 1832-died 1889), Publisher. Artist associated with 179 portraits.
- NPG D40272: Jeanne Sylvanie Arnould-Plessy (from same stone)
- NPG D40273: Jeanne Sylvanie Arnould-Plessy (from same stone)
- NPG D40274: Jeanne Sylvanie Arnould-Plessy (from same stone)
- Place made: France (Boulevard Montmartre, Paris, France)
- Place made: France (33 Old Bond Street, London)
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