Jean Honore Fragonard

Sappho inspired by Cupid



Jean Honore Fragonard - Sappho inspired by Cupid



Jean Honore Fragonard
Sappho inspired by Cupid
63 x 54.8 cm
Oil on canvas
Sale Bonhams, London, 9 July 2014


Provenance

(Possibly) Sale (Vente Gorman or Lacaille), Paris, 23 January 1792, nr. 68 ('Un tableau, représentant une muse inspirée par l'Amour. Cette composition agréable est d'un beau coloris.... h.24p.; l.20p. Il est forme ovale. Toile.')
(possibly) Sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 27 January 1845, nr. 75 (without dimensions)
Adolphe Fould, Paris
sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 14-15 May 1875, nr. 13
Montbrison
sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 8 May 1891, nr. 32
Baron Alphonse de Rothschild
Baron Maurice de Rothschild, by 1921
Alfred Loewenstein, Brussels
Comte Boger van der Straten Ponthoz, Brussels
with Wildenstein, New York, by 1960, from whom acquired by the
Baron and Baroness Enrico di Portanova on 27 April 1981
sale, Christie's, New York, 2 November 2000, nr. 1998
private collection, UK
sale Bonhams, London, 9 July 2014, nr. 90 (bought in)

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