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Classical Landscape with Figures

Artist:
Henri Mauperché (French, Paris (?) ca. 1602–1686 Paris)
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
27 7/8 x 44 1/4 in. (70.8 x 112.4 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Bequest of Harry G. Sperling, 1971
Accession Number:
1976.100.9
Not on view
Graf Karol Lanckoronski, Vienna (until d. 1933); Lanckoronski family or Gräfin Adelajda Lanckoronska, Vienna, Vorarlberg, and later Zurich (1933–67; seized by the Nazis in 1939, held at Alt Aussee [676] and at Munich collecting point [767], returned to Austria June 25, 1945; restituted; sale, Christie's, London, June 23, 1967, no. 76, as "Figures and Dogs on a Terrace with a Pool and Statues," by La Hyre, for £367.10.0 to Stein); [Adolphe Stein, London, 1967–68; sold for $4,000 to Kleinberger]; [Kleinberger, New York, 1968–75; bequeathed by Harry G. Sperling, last surviving partner of firm, to MMA]
Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art. "Landscape Painting in the East and West," April 19–June 1, 1986, no. 1.

Kobe City Museum. "Landscape Painting in the East and West," June 7–July 13, 1986, no. 1.

Pierre Rosenberg. France in the Golden Age: Seventeenth-century French Paintings in American Collections. Exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1982, p. 364, no. 6, ill. [French ed., La peinture française du XVIIe siècle dans les collections américaines, Paris, 1982], attributes this picture to Mauperché.



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