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Follower of Jean-Siméon Chardin, c. 1725
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Follower of Jean-Siméon Chardin, c. 1725

A lady with lilacs and eggs

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Follower of Jean-Siméon Chardin, c. 1725
A lady with lilacs and eggs
with signature 'S. Chardin' (lower left)
oil on canvas, unframed
51 1/8 x 38¼ in. (129.9 x 97.2 cm.)
Provenance
(Possibly) Danlos the Elder, editor of the Musée Impérial du Louvre, Paris; his sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 2 March 1867, no. 5, as Chardin.
Marquis de Billotz, Orange, 1867.
with René Gimpel, Paris, 1919.
with Wildenstein, Paris, from whom acquired in 1922 by
Edward J. Berwind, The Elms, Newport, R.I., and by inheritance to his sister
Julia A. Berwind, The Elms, Newport, R.I., by whom given in 1953 to
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.
Literature
G. Wildenstein, Chardin, Paris, 1933, pp. 15, 194, no. 536, pl. 47, fig. 60, as Chardin.
G. Wildenstein, Chardin, Zürich, 1963, pp. 25-26, 134, no. 9, fig. 5, as Chardin.
G. Wildenstein, Chardin, Greenwich, 1969, pp. 28, 142, 238, no. 9, fig. 5, as Chardin.
Exhibited
Versailles, 1867, no. 121.
Columbus Gallery of Fine Arts, Chardin: His Paintings and His Engravers, 22 April-17 May 1965, no. 1, as Chardin.

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