Hugues Taraval (1729-1785)
The Triumph of Galatea
oil on canvas
15 x 12in. (39.4 x 31.2cm.)
Anon. Sale, Christie's, New York, May 31, 1991, lot 154 ($25,300).
The present painting is a premire pense for Taraval's signed and dated 1777 painting of the same subject in the Muse de Louvre, Paris. Another version, dated 1780, is in the Mead Museum, Amherst College, Massachusetts.