Description Amandine-Aurore-Lucie Dupin (pseudonym George Sand), was a French novelist born in Paris in 1804. She had many open liasons with prominent figures and was politically active as well. She is best remembered for her novels: "Lettres d'un voyager," dealing with her life with Musset, and among others, "Un Hiver à Majorque," her recollections of Chopin. Sand died in Nohant in 1876.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] Bottom center: David; [Date] Bottom center: 1833; [Inscription] On left: George / Sand; [Inscription] On obverse: FUMIÈRE / ET CIE SUCRS - THIEBAUT FRES / PARIS
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters
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