Godfried Schalcken

Lovers by Lantern-Light Observed



Godfried Schalcken - Lovers by Lantern-Light Observed



Godfried Schalcken
Lovers by Lantern-Light Observed
26.7 x 21 cm
Oil on oak panel
Signed lower right on table edge: G. Schalcken
Sale Sotheby's, London, 5 December 2018


Provenance

De Boullongne, Conseiller d'Etat
his posthumous sale, Paris, 19 November 1787, nr. 2, for 900 Francs to Dubois
Coclers, Liège
his sale, Paris, 9 February 1789, nr. 2, for 2,800 Francs
Tsar Paul I of Russia (1754-1801)
by whom given to his mistress, Mademoiselle Ekaterina Nelidova (1756–1839), lady-in-waiting to the Tsarina Maria Feodorovna
by whom given to Sir Alexander Crichton (1763–1856)
with Duval, Geneva (possibly bears his seal with monogram D on the reverse)
acquired en bloc with the Duval collection by the Duc de Morny
Charles Auguste Louis Joseph Demorny de Morny, 1er Duc de Morny (1811 - 1865)
his sale, London, Phillips, 20 June 1848, nr. 46, for £178 10s. to Scot
Edwin Henry Lawrence, F.S.A (1819-1891), London
his deceased sale, London, Christie's, 4 May 1892, for £86. 2s
anonymous sale, Monaco, Sotheby's, 5 March 1984, nr. 1013, for 360,000 FF to Koetser
with David Koetser, Zurich
from whom acquired by the late husband of the present owner
sale (the property of a lady) Sotheby's, London, 5 December 2018, nr. 16

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Godfried Schalcken Two Maids by Candlelight
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Godfried Schalcken The Holy Family
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Girl and Boy Blowing up a Pig's Bladder
1682