Lot Details

Lot 49
Louis-Jean-Francois Lagrenee
French, 1725-1805
Allegory of Love, Innocence and Prudence
Signed Lagrenee and dated 1776 (ll)
Oil on canvas
36 3/8 x 28 3/4 inches (95.5 x 73 cm)
This painting and the one following were probably once part of a series illustrating the Cardinal Virtues of Prudence, Justice, Temperance and Fortitude. This would have illustrated Prudence, here shown with a mirror as her attribute, in reference to the Latin maxim nosce te iipsum, "know thyself."


Estimate: $15,000 - $25,000
Sold for $20,000 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Glue relined. Frame abrasion around the edges. Some inpainted cracks on theleft side of the face of Prudence. Scattered touches of restoration on the dress of the young woman. Some restoration to the rocks.


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Estimate: $15,000 - $25,000
Sold for $20,000 (includes buyer's premium)

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English & Continental Furniture / Old Masters / Russian Works of Art

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