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Nicolas Lancret (Paris 1690-1743)
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Nicolas Lancret (Paris 1690-1743)

A lady with her page

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Nicolas Lancret (Paris 1690-1743)
A lady with her page
oil on canvas
28 3/8 x 23 5/8 in. (72 x 60 cm.)
Provenance
Waterford collection, Ireland.
with Georges Wildenstein, Paris; confiscated in France by the Nazis, and recovered by the Allies after the War.
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Lot Essay

Our thanks to Mary Tavener Holmes for confirming the attribution on first-hand inspection of the painting. Dr. Holmes believes that the present lot is one of Lancret's rare portraits, perhaps of an actress in the artist's circle of friends, and she dates it to the 1730s.

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