24 - 25 May 2016,
Price realised EUR 5,000
Estimate EUR 4,000 - EUR 6,000
Louis-Joseph Watteau, called Watteau de Lille (Valenciennes 1731-1798 Lille)
A pastoral scene with a merchant family presenting goods to a family outside a house
signed and dated 'L. Watteau / 1781' (lower left)
oil on canvas, unframed
92 x 98.1 cm.
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A similar composition by the artist, dated 1785, is in the Museum of Fine Arts, Lille.
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