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    Sale 5858

    Old Masters & 19th Century Works of Art

    10 July 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 203

    Attributed to Jacques Charlier (Champagne c.1705-1790 Paris)

    Diana bathing, attended by a nymph, with a swan and putti disporting; and Nymphs bathing in a clearing, beside a basket of flowers

    Price Realised  

    Attributed to Jacques Charlier (Champagne c.1705-1790 Paris)
    Diana bathing, attended by a nymph, with a swan and putti disporting; and Nymphs bathing in a clearing, beside a basket of flowers
    oil on canvas
    10 7/8 x 8½ in. (27.7 x 21.5 cm.)
    a pair (2)


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    Charlier was primarily a miniaturist of erotic genre scenes. It is thought that he may have studied under Boucher, many of whose pictures he copied. Among his patrons were Madame de Pompadour, the duc de Caylus, the duc d'Aumont, and the duc d'Orléans.

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