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Louis Galloche (Paris 1670-1761)
Venus and Adonis
oil on canvas
64¼ x 51¼ in. (163.2 x 130.2 cm.)
Provenance
with Kurt E. Schon, Ltd., New Orleans, 1986, where purchased by the present owner.
Sale Room Notice
Our thanks to Alastair Laing for providing the following important early provenance and exhibition history for the painting by Louis Galloche:

Provenance:
Sale of the Cabinet de Monsieur * * *, Paris, 19th June ff. 1764, lot 41.
Largillierre estate Sale, Paris, 14th January ff. 1765, lot 88.


Exhibited:
1738 Paris Salon, as: "Un tableau en hauteur de 5 p[ieds] sur 4 de large [= 162 x 128.5 cm.], representant Adonis qui quitte Venus pour aller a la Chasse".

1979, London, Heim Gallery, Summer Exhibition, French Paintings & Sculptures of the 17th and 18th Century: Recent Acquisitions, no.14 (entry by Alastair Laing).

Literature:
Louis Gougenot in his"Eloge" of Galloche, published by L. Dussieux et al. in the Memoires inedits sur la vie et les ouvrages de l'Academie royale de peinture et de sculpture, 1854, vol. II, p.306.

Charles Saunier in "Galloche" in L.Dimier, Les Peintres francais du XVIIIe sicle, 1928, vol.I, p.221.

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