François Boucher

The Landscape Painter



François Boucher - The Landscape Painter

Provenance

Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne, sculptor and Rector of the Académie des Beaux-Arts (1704-1778), Paris
his sale (†), Le Brun, Paris, 10 August 1778, nr. 18, sold together with its apparent pendant, Le sculpteur dans son atelier, actually by Jean-Baptiste-Marie Pierre, where acquired by his son,
Pierre-Hippolyte Lemoyne (1748-1828), Paris
his sale (†), Duchesne, Paris, 19 May 1828, nr. 74 (FF 120)
James-Alexandre, Comte de Pourtalès-Gorgier (1776-1855), Hôtel Pourtalès, x-apple-data-detectors
his sale (†), on the premises, 27 March-4 April 1865, nr. 228 (FF 7,000)
Halil Serif Pasha (1831-1879), Paris
his sale, Paris, 16-18 January 1868, nr. 72 (FF 14,000)
Anatole Auguste Hulot (1811-1891), Paris
his sale (†), Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, 9-10 May 1892, nr. 80 (FF 25,000)
Alexandrine de Rothschild (1884-1965), Paris
confiscated by the Devisenschutzkommando from the above and relinquished to the Einsatzstab Reichsleiter Rosenberg at the Jeu de Paume, 12 October 1942
transferred to the Nazi depot at Neuschwanstein, then shipped to Lager Peter, Alt Aussee, Austria, 27 October 1944
repatriated to France, 18 October 1945 and restituted to Baronne Alexandrine de Rothschild, 19 March 1944
Baron Edmond Adolphe de Rothschild (1926-1997), Château de Prégny, Switzerland
anonymous sale, Sotheby's, Paris, 21 June 2012, nr. 52
with Jean-Luc Baroni, London, where acquired by the present owner
sale Christie's, London, 19 April 2018, nr. 35

Other works by François Boucher


François Boucher Bridge Crossing
Bridge Crossing

François Boucher Halt at the Spring
Halt at the Spring
1765

François Boucher Fording
Fording

François Boucher The Four Seasons: Spring
The Four Seasons: Spring
1755

François Boucher
The Landscape Painter
40.8 x 32 cm
Oil on canvas
Signed with initials, lower right, on the chair: f.B.F
Sale Christie's, London, 19 April 2018