Sale 09CN02 | Lot 10

Studio of Jean Baptiste Greuze The Dauphin Louis, circa 1761

Catalogue: Important English & Continental Sale
Studio of Jean Baptiste Greuze The Dauphin Louis, circa 1761

Lot Details

Lot 10
Studio of Jean Baptiste Greuze The Dauphin Louis, circa 1761
The Dauphin Louis, circa 1761
Oil on canvas
28 1/4 x 22 3/4 inches (71.8 x 57.8 cm)

This work is a replica of the portrait Greuze painted of the Dauphin Louis in 1761. Greuze was introduced to the royal family by his patron, Ange-Laurent de Live de Jully, Introduceur des Ambassadeurs at Versailles. After the sitting, the Dauphin told Live de Jully, "You told me the painter was a strange individual, but you forgot to inform me he was a madman." (Colin Bailly, Collecting Art in Pre-Revoluntionary France, p. 47)

Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
Unsold

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Lined. Surface grime. Cracquelure.


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Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
Unsold

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Important English & Continental Sale

Wed, May 06, 2009 at 10am EDT
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