• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5697

    Christie's Interiors

    27 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 464

    Michael-Ghislain Stapleaux (Belgian, 1799-1881), after Jacques-Louis David

    Jupiter, transformed into an eagle, seducing Ganymede

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    Michael-Ghislain Stapleaux (Belgian, 1799-1881), after Jacques-Louis David
    Jupiter, transformed into an eagle, seducing Ganymede
    signed and dated 'Mh. Stapleaux 1832' (lower centre)
    pencil, watercolour and bodycolour, heightened with gum arabic, unframed
    10¼ x 8½ in. (26 x 21.6 cm.)


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    Stapleaux was a pupil and close friend of Jacques-Louis David, collaborating with him in 1822 on Mars disarmed by Venus and The Graces.

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    This lot will be removed to an off-site warehouse at the close of business on the day of sale - 2 weeks free storage
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