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Francois Boucher (Paris 1703-1770) and Studio
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Francois Boucher (Paris 1703-1770) and Studio

Venus giving nectar to Cupid

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Francois Boucher (Paris 1703-1770) and Studio
Venus giving nectar to Cupid
oil on canvas, made up to an oval with an addition at the top, unframed
43 3/8 x 32 5/8 in. (110.2 x 82.9 cm.)
Provenance
Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 14 December 1984, lot 5, as Circle of Francois Boucher (£2,000).

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An upright version of an earlier, lost painting of horizontal format, the design of which is known through a drawing in the Nationalmuseum, Stockholm and engravings (see A. Ananoff, L’opera completa di Boucher, Milan, 1980, p. 367).

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