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    LOUIS JEAN FRANÇOIS LAGRENÉE (French, 1725-1805)
    Galatee se jouant sur les eaux avec plusiers Tritones, circa 1755-57 and Dianne surprise au Bain par Acteon, circa 1755-57
    Pen and brown ink with wash
    7 x 8-1/4 inches each (17.8 x 21.0 cm)
    Signed lower right and lower left respectively: De Lagrenée and De Lagrenée f.
    Inscribed beneath each image, respectively: Galatee se jouant sur les eaux avec plus.Tritones and Dianne surprise au Bain par Acteon, elle le change en Cerf

    Mme. Montmartel, 1755-57;
    C. T. and Theodore Rousseau.

    Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri, April 2-May 7, 1978 (both).

    Etat des tableaux fait par Monsieur Lagrenée depuis son retour de Rome, manuscript by Lagrenée, published by Edmond de Goncourt, L'Art: Lagrenée, vol. IV, 1877, pp. 25-26, 136-141, 255-260, no. 34;
    Marc Sandoz, Les Lagrenée: Louis, Jean, François, 1983, p.168, cat. no. 25, under paintings outside of the Salon dating 1755-1757, preparatory drawing illustrated, pl. XLIII.

    Condition Report*: Slightly light struck, hinged in top corners, french matted
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    May, 2008
    8th Thursday
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