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    Sale 2175

    Old Masters and 19th Century Art

    4 June 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 49

    Circle of François Boucher (Paris 1703-1770)

    The sleeping Ceres

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    Circle of François Boucher (Paris 1703-1770)
    The sleeping Ceres
    oil on canvas
    15¾ x 12¼ in. (40 x 31.1 cm.)


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    The present composition relates to a lost painting by Boucher from 1731, now known only through an engraving in reverse by François Basan (see A. Ananoff, François Boucher, Lausanne and Paris, 1976, I, pp. 201-2).

    Special Notice

    This lot is offered without reserve.


    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Bukowski, Stockholm, 24-26 November 1999, lot 418A, as 'François Boucher'.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THIS LOT IS SOLD WITHOUT RESERVE