Jacques-Louis David

Antoine-Laurent Lavoisier and His Wife



Jacques-Louis David - Antoine-Laurent Lavoisier and His Wife

Literature

Catalogues raisonnés
Everett Fahy (ed.), The Wrightsman pictures, New York; New Haven, 2005, nr. 70

Literature
Pierre Rosenberg, Only in America, Milano, 2006, pp. 156-157
Yuriko Jackall et al., America collects eighteenth-century French painting, Washington; London, 2017, p. 2, fig. 2


Provenance

Antoine Laurent Lavoisier, Paris, until died 1794
Mme Antoine Laurent Lavoisier, later Countess Rumford, Paris. 1794–died 1836
her great-niece, comtesse Pierre-Léon Bérard de Chazelles, Paris, and later the Auvergne, 1836–1876 (his death) or 1888 (her death)
her son, comte Étienne Bérard de Chazelles, Paris, and château de la Canière, near Aigueperse, by 1888–died 1923
his estate, 1923–24, sold by his heirs to Wildenstein
with Wildenstein, Paris and New York, 1924–25, sold to Rockefeller
John D. Rockefeller Jr., New York, 1925–27
Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research, later Rockefeller University, New York, 1927–77, sold to MMA

External links

Metropolitan Museum of Art Accession number 1977.10

Other works by Jacques-Louis David


Jacques-Louis David Portrait of Jacques François Desmaisons
Portrait of Jacques François Desmaisons
1782

Jacques-Louis David Self-Portrait
Self-Portrait
1791

Jacques-Louis David Napoleon Crossing the Alps
Napoleon Crossing the Alps
1800-1805

Jacques-Louis David Napoleon in his study
Napoleon in his study
1812

Jacques-Louis David
Antoine-Laurent Lavoisier and His Wife
1788
159.7 x 194.6 cm
Oil on canvas
Signed, dated, and inscribed (lower left): L. David [faciebat] / parisiis anno / 1788
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Purchase, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wrightsman Gift, in honor of Everett Fahy, 1977