Rose-Adélaïde Ducreux (1761 – July 26, 1802) was a French painter and musician, born in Paris. Eldest daughter of Joseph Ducreux, with whom she also studied, she showed at a number of salons at the Louvre, beginning in 1791 and continuing until 1799. She was accomplished both as a performer and as a composer.
In 1802 Ducreux moved to Saint-Domingue, where she married the maritime prefect, a M. Montgiraud. She died shortly after of yellow fever.
A self-portrait of Ducreux playing the harp; it was misattributed to Jacques-Louis David for a long time. In addition, Ducreux herself painted a full-length self-portrait in which she is playing the harp; completed in 1791, the oil on canvas is now in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
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