Joseph-Marie Vien

Woman in Classical Dress Attending a Young Bride


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Joseph-Marie Vien - Woman in Classical Dress Attending a Young Bride
Provenance
Commissioned in 1776 by Charles Claude de Flahaut (1730–1809), Comte d'Angiviller, Directeur des Bâtiments du Roi (who emigrated during the Revolution and his collection seized)
Antoine-Gabriel-Aimé Jourdan
his sale, Paris, 4 April 1803, nr. 56
there acquired by the sales expert, Paillet, probably for the benefit of Abraham Fontanel (1750-1819)
Galerie Fontanel-Matet, Montpellier
from whom acquired by Jacques-Joseph de Boussairolles on 30 January 1807
anonymous sale, Paris, Hôtel Drouot, 8 April 1908, nr. 30 (withdrawn from the sale)
thence by descent in the de Boussairolles family
by whom sold, ("La Collection Boussairolles"), Monaco, Sotheby's, 18 June 1992, nr. 64
there acquired by the present collector for $420,813.
Sale Sotheby's, New York, 1 February 2018, nr. 51
Joseph-Marie Vien
Woman in Classical Dress Attending a Young Bride
1777
100 x 135 cm
Oil on canvas
Signed and dated upper right underneath the medallion: .jos.m.Vien. Romes 1777.
Sale Sotheby's, New York, 1 February 2018