Nicolas Lancret - Winter

Provenance

Commissioned from the artist by Jean-François Lériget de la Faye (1674-1731), Paris, and mentioned in his estate inventory of 26 September 1731, nr. 87
by descent to his nephew, Jean-François Lériget de la Faye II, Paris
Pierre Vigné de Vigny (1690-1772), Paris, by 1753
his sale, Paris, P. Remy, 1 April 1773, nr. 100 (as part of a set of four)
where acquired by Louis-François Mettra (1738-1804) for 1785 livres (for the set of four)
Pierre-Eugène Secrétan (1836-1899)
his sale, Paris, Galerie Charles Sedelmeyer, Chevalier and Aulard, 1 July 1889, nr. 133
acquired after the above sale by a member of the Schneider family, probably Henri Schneider (1840 – 1898)
by descent to his daughter Madeleine Schneider (1879-1969), wife of Henri, Marquess of Juigné (1874-1951)
by descent to Colette de Juigné (1902-1989), wife of Armand, 9th duke of Lorge (1902-1996)
by descent to Jacques-Henri, 10th duke of Lorge (1928-2014)
thence by descent to the present collectors
Sale Sotheby's, New York, 1 February 2018, nr. 69

Other works by Nicolas Lancret


Nicolas Lancret Spring
Spring

Nicolas Lancret The Duo
The Duo
c. 1730

Nicolas Lancret The Marriage Contract
The Marriage Contract
c. 1738

Nicolas Lancret The Kitchen
The Kitchen