75
75
Jean-Baptiste Leprince
TWO MEN AND A LADY MAKING MUSIC IN A BUCOLIC SETTING
Estimate
35,00045,000
LOT SOLD. 68,500 USD
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75
Jean-Baptiste Leprince
TWO MEN AND A LADY MAKING MUSIC IN A BUCOLIC SETTING
Estimate
35,00045,000
LOT SOLD. 68,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Old Master Drawings

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Jean-Baptiste Leprince
METZ 1734 - 1781 SAINT-DENIS-DU-PORT
TWO MEN AND A LADY MAKING MUSIC IN A BUCOLIC SETTING

Drawn with the brush in black ink and gray wash over black chalk

 


272 by 375 mm; 10 3/4 by 14 3/4 in
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Provenance

François Renaud (L.1042, on the drawing and on the mount);
A.M. Collection, sale, Paris, Galerie Charpentier, 15 June 1938, lot 23

Catalogue Note

This is probably a work made after Le Prince's return from Russia in 1763.  In the spirit of his romantic compositons inspired by Russian subjects, so popular with collectors of his time, he here returns to a kind of fête champêtre in the European manner.

Old Master Drawings

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New York