Nicolas Lancret - Autumn

Provenance

Commissioned around 1720 by Jean-François Leriget de la Faye (1764-1731), Paris, mentioned in inventory upon his death 26 September 1731, nr. 87, and by descent to his nephew
Jean-François II Leriget de La Faye, Paris; 1753, where acquired by
Pierre Vigné de Vigny (1690-1772), Paris
his sale (†), Paris, 1 August 1773, nr. 100 (1785 livres), where acquired by
Louis-François Mettra (1738-1804)
Baron Edmond de Rothschild, Paris, by 1924 and by descent to
Baroness Alexandrine de Rothschild
her sale, Sotheby's, London, 30 June 1971, nr. 15, where acquired by the following
with Edward Speelman, London
with Rosenberg & Stiebel, New York, from at least 1974, where acquired by
Chauncey Devereux Stillman (1907-1989), New York
sale Christie's, New York, 27 April 2017, nr. 28

Other works by Nicolas Lancret


Nicolas Lancret The Beautiful Greek Woman
The Beautiful Greek Woman
c. 1731-36

Nicolas Lancret Winter
Winter
1738

Nicolas Lancret The Seat of Justice Held in the Parliament at the Majority of Louis XV
The Seat of Justice Held in the Parliament at the Majority of Louis XV
1723

Nicolas Lancret Portrait of the Actor Grandval
Portrait of the Actor Grandval
c. 1742

Nicolas Lancret
Autumn
c. 1720
113.3 x 93.4 cm
Oil on canvas
Sale Christie's, New York, 27 April 2017