Lot 72
  • 72

Antoine Pierre Mongin

Estimate
4,000 - 6,000 USD
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Description

  • Antoine Pierre Mongin
  • Allegory of Love: A kneeling youth with Cupid and amorini
  • Bodycolour and gouache over traces of black chalk;
    signed and dated, lower right: Mongin / 1796
  • 205 by 259 mm; 8 by 10 1/4  in

Provenance

Sale, London, Christie's, 13-14 December 1984, lot 146

Catalogue Note

Antoine Pierre Mongin studied at the Académie des Beaux-Arts, Paris, and exhibited at the Salon between 1791 and 1824.  In addition to working in bodycolour and gouache, Mongin was an engraver and painter of history and genre scenes.
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