597
597

PROPERTY FROM A NEW YORK ESTATE

Attributed to Jean Mosnier
SAINT SEBASTIAN
Estimate
30,00050,000
LOT SOLD. 60,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT
597

PROPERTY FROM A NEW YORK ESTATE

Attributed to Jean Mosnier
SAINT SEBASTIAN
Estimate
30,00050,000
LOT SOLD. 60,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Fine Old Master & 19th Century European Art

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New York

Attributed to Jean Mosnier
BLOIS 1600 - 1656
SAINT SEBASTIAN

Provenance

Anonymous sale, New York, Sotheby's, 21 January 2003, lot 246;
There acquired by the family of the late collector.

Catalogue Note

Jean Mosnier was a French painter who trained with his father, a glass painter. A native of Blois, Mosnier was there when Marie de' Medici was in exile, and she commissioned works from him. She was pleased with his talent, and paid to have him go to Italy to further develop as an artist. In Italy, he studied with Cristofano Allori, Lodovico Cigoli and Domenico Passignano, and was inspired by painters such as Raphael. As a result, his works had an Italian influence.

Upon his return from Italy, Marie de' Medici continued to commission him. He soon became one of the most celebrated artists of the region, receiving further commissions from patrons in Tours, Chinon, and Chartres.

Fine Old Master & 19th Century European Art

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New York