Jean Baptiste Greuze

A sketch of a Savoyard boy with his peep-show box



Jean Baptiste Greuze - A sketch of a Savoyard boy with his peep-show box



Jean Baptiste Greuze
A sketch of a Savoyard boy with his peep-show box
311 x 218 mm
Red chalk on paper laid down on heavy card
Sale Bonhams, London, 9 July 2014


Provenance

Purchased directly from the artist in 1769 by General Ivan Ivanovitch Betzkoy (1704-1792), President of the Imperial Academy of Fine Arts, Saint Petersburg
by whom presented to the Imperial Academy, along with 223 other drawings by Greuze
transferred to the Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, 1924
sale, C.G. Boerner, Leipzig, 29 April 1931, nr. 110 (sold for 1150 Reichsmark, to Seligmann)
The A. Meyer Collection, Paris, no.34 (according to Witt Library mount)
The Collection of Herbert Fleishhaker (1872-1957), San Francisco in the 1930s and thence by descent to the present owners
Sale Bonhams, London, 9 July 2014, nr. 7

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Jean-Baptiste Greuze Portrait of the Marquis de Saint-Paul
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c. 1760

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Portrait of a young girl, bust-length, in a white dress
19th Century

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Ariadne

Jean-Baptiste Greuze Girl with Doves
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