New York, Park Avenue
23 May 1997
French School, circa 1800
A Still Life with a Violin: A Violin and Bow, a Musical Score, a Book, a Bottle of Wine and a Goblet on a Table draped with a green Cloth
signed (?) with initials 'OP px'
oil on canvas
24 5/8 x 27¾in. (62.6 x 70.5cm.)
Anon. Sale, Sotheby's, London, Feb. 13, 1985, lot 108 as Follower of Louis Leopold Boilly.
Anon. Sale, Sotheby's, London, Oct. 24, 1988, lot 24 as French School, circa 1790.
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The music score to the right of the picture is an arrangement for the harpsichord or piano and violin of the Overture to Nicolas-Marie Dalayriac's opera the Deux Savoyards first performed in 1789.
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