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    Sale 2135

    Important Old Master Paintings and Sculpture

    28 January 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 275

    Jean-Baptiste Pater Valenciennes 1695-1736 Paris

    Elegant figures conversing by a riverbank

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    Jean-Baptiste Pater Valenciennes 1695-1736 Paris
    Elegant figures conversing by a riverbank
    oil on canvas
    21¼ x 17 1/8 in. 54 x 43.5 cm.


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    Provenance

    M. Collet, Chevalier de l'Ordre de Saint-Michel; Hôtel Lubert, rue de Cléry, Paris, 14-23 May 1787, lot 288, from where purchased by
    Jean-Baptiste Pierre Le Brun (1748-1813), Paris.
    Private Collection, Paris.
    Anonymous sale; Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, 24 March 1922, lot 43, from where purchased by
    Lucien Kraemer, Paris.
    Paul Bottenwieser, Berlin, by 1928.
    Private Collection.
    Anonymous sale; Galerie Charpentier, Paris, 20 March 1956, lot 94.
    with Rafael Valls, London.


    Pre-Lot Text

    NO RESERVE


    Literature

    F. Ingersoll-Smouse, Pater, Paris, 1928, p. 80, no. 542, illustrated p. 189, fig. 159.