Lady Pauline Garcia-Viardot is a lithograph portrait by Achille Deveria, was created in 1840. It was created in the Realism style, showcasing the subject, Lady Pauline Garcia-Viardot, as a prominent cultural icon of her time. The artwork is part of the collection at the Cleveland Museum of Art and measures 49.1 x 32.1 cm.
Lady Pauline Garcia-Viardot was an eminent figure in the 19th-century European music scene. Born Michelle Ferdinande Pauline Garcia on July 18, 1821, in Paris, France, she was a French mezzo-soprano of Spanish descent who garnered acclaim for her dramatic operatic roles. Her musical talents were nurtured from a young age, with piano lessons from Franz Liszt and voice training from her mother, Joaquina Sitches.