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    Sale 2175

    Old Masters and 19th Century Art

    4 June 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 10

    Attributed to Francisque Millet (Antwerp 1642-1679 Paris)

    The Finding of Moses

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    Attributed to Francisque Millet (Antwerp 1642-1679 Paris)
    The Finding of Moses
    oil on canvas, unframed
    29 x 39 in. (73.7 x 99 cm.)


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    The central figural group derives from Poussin's version of the subject painted circa 1638 for André Le Nôtre (Louvre, Paris).

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    Provenance

    Sir Abraham Hume, 2nd Bt., London, and thence by descent to
    Captain Geoffrey Egerton Tower, Hawthorne House, Shropshire, and to his widow
    Mrs. G.E. Tower, River House, Chiswick; Sotheby's, London, 30 October 1957, lot 13.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THIS LOT IS SOLD WITHOUT RESERVE