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Decorative panel (one of a pair)

Artist:
Manner of Le Riche (active from 1780 at Versailles)
Date:
18th century
Culture:
French
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Overall: 66 × 26 3/4 in. (167.6 × 67.9 cm)
Classification:
Paintings-Decorative
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1906
Accession Number:
07.225.503a
Not on view
This panel and its companion (07.225.503b) are attributed the Manner of Le Riche based on stylistic similarities to the paintings in the Belvedere of the Petit Trianon by Le Riche, who worked on decorations at Versailles as "peintre des Bâtiments de la Reine" from 1780 onwards.
Inscription: Inscribed at bottom of central medallion: AUX.TALENS.
Georges Hoentschel (until 1906; sold to Morgan) ; J. Pierpont Morgan , London and New York (1906; to MMA)
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