Christophe Huet

Singerie: The Painter



Christophe Huet - Singerie: The Painter

Literature

Philip Conisbee, French paintings of the fifteenth through the eighteenth century, Washington; Princeton, N.J., 2009, nr. 61


Provenance

Commissioned by François Jules Duvaucel (1672-1739) for a salon in the Château de La Norville, France
remained in the château through successive owners until sometime between 1901 and 1906
with Fauché, Paris, by 1907
purchased 1922 through André Carlhian, Paris by Dr. Alexander Hamilton Rice (1875-1956) and his wife, Eleanor Elkins Widener Rice (1861-1937), for the dining room of their Fifth Avenue manion, New York
by inheritance 1956 to Mrs. Rice's children, George D. Widener, Jr. (1889-1971) and Eleanor Widener Dixon (1891-1966, Mrs. Fitz Eugene Dixon)
gift 1957 to NGA

External links

National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. Accession number 1957.7.5

Other works by Christophe Huet


Christophe Huet Singerie: The Concert
Singerie: The Concert
c. 1739

Christophe Huet Singerie: The Picnic
Singerie: The Picnic
c. 1739

Christophe Huet Singerie: The Sculptor
Singerie: The Sculptor
c. 1739

Christophe Huet Singerie: The Dance
Singerie: The Dance
c. 1739

Christophe Huet
Singerie: The Painter
c. 1739
81.6 x 118.5 cm
Oil on canvas
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., Gift of George D. Widener and Eleanor Widener Dixon