7 July 2000
Nicolaes Muys (Rotterdam 1740-1808)
A group portrait of a family in an ornamental garden
signed and dated 'N.MUYS F. A: 1791.' (lower right)
oil on panel
34 x 27½ in. (86.4 x 69.8 cm.)
in a Louis XVI carved and gilded frame with tied ribbon cresting above laurel leaf and berry swags
Private collection, France, since the end of the 18th century.
Fischhof; sale, Petit Palais, Paris, 14 June 1913, lot 32, as 'Marie Antoinette et ses enfants dans le parc de Versailles'.
with Trotti, Paris.
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