François Boucher

The Rape of Europa



François Boucher - The Rape of Europa

Provenance

Exhibited at the concours de 1747 and purchased by the Crown on 29 September 1747
château de la Muette, Paris
intended for the newly founded Muséum in 1793
château de Saint-Cloud by 1824, where it remained until c. 1870-72 when it was removed to the Louvre
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Other works by François Boucher


François Boucher Pastoral Scene
Pastoral Scene

François Boucher Landscape with a Pond
Landscape with a Pond
1746

François Boucher The Landscape Painter
The Landscape Painter

François Boucher and studio The Muse Erato
The Muse Erato

François Boucher
The Rape of Europa
1747
160 x 146 cm
Oil on canvas
Louvre, Paris