[NUMBER 529] ATTRIBUTED TO FRANCOIS BOUCHER FRENCH, 1703-1770 529 JEUNE FEMME A LA LETTRE A demoiselle is seen at half figure, head and shoulders to the right, as she reads a sonnet on parchment. Her hair, slightly powdered, is adorned with pearl ornaments and her chemise of white linen and her old gold garment are open at the front. A full-blown pink rose at the bust adds a note of delightful colon Canvas. Oval; height, 24 inches; width, 20 inches. This picture has been known as a work of Boucher and has figured as such in various loan exhibitions. It was a gift of Sir Richard Wallace to the late Frederic Spitzer. From the Spitzer legacies. [SEE ILLUSTRATION] 247