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Anne Vallayer-Coster

Still life of flowers in a vase on a table beside a bust of Flora, with fruit and other objects with a curtain beyond

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Estimate:

1,500,000 - 2,500,000 USD

Property from the Collection of J.E. Safra

Anne Vallayer-Coster

Anne Vallayer-Coster

Still life of flowers in a vase on a table beside a bust of Flora, with fruit and other objects with a curtain beyond

Still life of flowers in a vase on a table beside a bust of Flora, with fruit and other objects with a curtain beyond

Estimate:

1,500,000 - 2,500,000 USD

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Anne Vallayer-Coster

Paris 1744 - 1818

Still life of flowers in a vase on a table beside a bust of Flora, with fruit and other objects with a curtain beyond


signed and dated lower left: Mlle Vallayer./1774

oil on canvas

canvas: 60 5/8 by 51 1/8 in.; 154 by 130 cm. 

framed: 70 1/2 by 61 in.; 179 by 155 cm. 


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安・瓦倫耶・科斯特

1744 - 1818年,巴黎

《靜物:桌上的瓶花,旁邊有芙蘿拉雕像、水果及其他物品,後方可見一排窗簾》


款識:藝術家於左下角簽名並紀年 Mlle Vallayer./1774

油彩畫布

畫布:60 5/8 x 51 1/8 英寸;154 x 130 公分

連框:70 1/2 x 61 英寸;179 x 155 公分

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Commissioned by the Abbé Joseph Marie Terray (1715-1778), Paris;
His estate sale, Paris, Joullain, 20 January 1779, lot 12;
Le Boeuf collection;
His sale, Paris, 8 April 1783, lot 92;
With Matthiesen Gallery, London, 1959;
With Eugene Victor Thaw, New York, 1972;
Mr. and Mrs. Roberto Polo;
Their sale, Paris, Ader Picard Tajan, 20 May 1988, lot 6;
There acquired by a private collector;
By whom anonymously sold, New York, Christie's, 31 January 1997, lot 102;
There acquired by the present collector. 
Mercure de France, October 1775, vol. I, p. 193;
Entretiens sur l'exposition des tableaux de l'année 1775, Paris 1775;
Observations sur les Ouvrages exposés au Sallon [sic] du Louvre, ou Lettre a M. le Comte de ***, Paris 1775;
La lanterne magique aux Champs-Elysées, ou Entretiens des Grands Peintres sur le Sallon de 1775
 [sic], Paris 1775;
J. Seznec and J. Adhémar, eds., Denis Diderot: Salons, Paris 1957-1967, vol. IV, p. 253;
M. Faré, La nature morte en France: son histoire et son évolution du XVIIe au XXe siècle, Geneva 1962, vol. I, p. 178, 229, vol. II reproduced fig. 408;
M. Roland Michel, Anne Vallayer-Coster: 1744-1818, Paris 1970, cat. no. 1, reproduced fig. 103;
M. and F. Faré, La vie silencieuse en France: La nature morte au XVIIIe siècle, Paris and Fribourg 1976, reproduced fig. 345, 226;
A. Sutherland Harris and L. Nochlin, Women Artists: 1550, exhibition catalogue, Los Angeles 1976, pp. 179, 346, cat. no. 53;
C. B. Bailey, Patriotic Taste: Collecting Modern Art in Pre-Revolutionary Paris, New Haven and London 2002, pp. 83-4, 268, reproduced p. 84, fig. 72;
E. Kahng and M. Roland Michel, eds., Anne Vallayer-Coster: Painter to the Court of Marie-Antoinette, exhibition catalogue, Dallas 2002, pp. 50-51, 65-66, 201, cat. no. 30, reproduced p. 52, fig. 22, p. 65, fig. 6. 
Paris, Salon, 1775, no. 99;
Zurich, Kunsthaus, Die Frau als Künstlerin, 2 July 1958 - 31 August 1958no. 126;
Winston-Salem, The Salem Fine Art Center, North Carolina Museum of Art, Women, 25 March - 20 April 1972, no. 9;
Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Austin, University Art Museum; Pittsburgh, Carnegie Institute; The Brooklyn Museum, Women Artists, 1550-1950, 21 December 1976 - 27 November 1977, no. 53.