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    Sale 2136

    Christie's Interiors

    9 - 10 February 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 100

    After Hyacinth Rigaud

    Portrait of a gentleman traditionally identified as the sculptor Desjardins, en grisaille

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    After Hyacinth Rigaud
    Portrait of a gentleman traditionally identified as the sculptor Desjardins, en grisaille
    oil on paper laid down on canvas
    9 7/8 x 8 in. (25 x 20.3 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Henri Leroux, Versailles; Sale, Palais Galliera, Paris, 23 March 1968, lot 78.


    Literature

    S. Perreau, Hyacinthe Rigaud, 1659-1743: le peintre des rois, Montpellier 2004, pp. 35-36, fig. 16 (as 'After Rigaud').


    Exhibited

    Paris, Galerie Charpentier, Cent portraits d'hommes du XIV siècle à nos jours, 6 March-15 May 1952, no. 80a.
    Paris, Musée de l'Orangerie, Le Cabinet de l'amateur, February-April 1956, no. 89, pl. XX.