François Boucher

The Rape of Europa


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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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Venus Asking Vulcan for Arms for Aenneas
1732
Singing and Dancing
1750-52
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1752
 
François Boucher
The Rape of Europa
1747
160 x 146 cm
Oil on canvas
Louvre, Paris