• Cabinet d'un Amateur Européen auction at Christies

    Sale 7822

    Cabinet d'un Amateur Européen

    9 December 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 405

    Philippe Rousseau (French, 1816-1867)

    The monkey musician

    Estimate

    Philippe Rousseau (French, 1816-1867)
    The monkey musician
    signed and dated 'Ph. Rousseau 62' (lower right)
    oil on canvas
    21 7/8 x 28 5/8 in. (55.3 x 72.7 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, Monaco, 2 July 1993, lot 121, where acquired by the present owner.


    Literature

    Ronald de Leeuw, 'In the light of Chardin: Chardinesque still-lifes by Philippe Rousseau and some of his contemporaries', in Van Gogh Journal, 1995, p. 107, fig. 8.