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    Charlotte Corday (1768–1793)
by James Abbott McNeill Whistler(attributed to)
Collection: Torre Abbey Historic House and Gallery

This is one of Torre Abbey’s great mysteries. On the reverse a handwritten note reads: ‘James Abbott McNeil Whistler – portrait of Charlotte Corday. Taken from a sketch, from life in the Bastille, by an official, by permission from the government’. No trace has been found of a portrait of Corday by this artist.

    Charlotte Corday (1768–1793)

    by James Abbott McNeill Whistler(attributed to)

    This is one of Torre Abbey’s great mysteries. On the reverse a handwritten note reads: ‘James Abbott McNeil Whistler – portrait of Charlotte Corday. Taken from a sketch, from life in the Bastille, by an official, by permission from the government’. No trace has been found of a portrait of Corday by this artist.

     
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