New York, Park Avenue
22 May 1998
Louis-Lopold Boilly* (1761-1845)
'Les Caresses maternelles'
oil on canvas
18 x 15.1/8in. (46.4 x 38.4cm.)
Snateur Boitelle; sale, Pillet, Paris, April 24, 1866, lot 6 (to the following).
Mr. Mason; sale, Pillet, Paris, Feb. 1, 1875, lot 3 (to Mr. Borel)
Anon. sale, Rheims, Paris, May 23, 1951, lot 19.
Acquired by Antenor Patio, for his house in Avenue Foch, Paris, and by descent.
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H. Harrisse, L.-L. Boilly, sa vie et son oeuvre, Paris, 1898, p. 93, no. 114.
This work will be included in the forthcoming catalogue raisonn of the paintings of Boilly being prepared by Etienne Breton and Pascal Zuber.
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