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    Sale 2136

    Christie's Interiors

    9 - 10 February 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 59

    Attributed to Jean-François de Troy (French, 1679-1752)

    Danaë and the golden shower

    Price Realised  

    Attributed to Jean-François de Troy (French, 1679-1752)
    Danaë and the golden shower
    oil on canvas
    31¼ x 38 in. (78.5 x 96.5 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 9 February 2001, lot 18.


    Literature

    C. Leribault, Jean-François de Troy (1679-1752), Paris, 2002, p. 231, under no. 45, as 'possibly by de Troy'.