Portrait of the Artist (ca. 1799) .Rose-Adélaïde Ducreux (French, 1761–1802). Oil on canvas. Musee des Beaux-Arts, Rouen. Ducreux was a skilled painter and musician. Eldest daughter of Joseph Ducreux, with whom she also studied, she showed at a number of salons at the Louvre, beginning in 1791. As a musician, she was accomplished both as a performer and as a composer. A portrait of Ducreux by Jacques Louis David exists; it depicts her at the harp, performing a sonata by Jan Ladislav Dussek.