The Three Graces

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The Three Graces

France, circa 1763
Paintings
Oil on canvas
23 x 18 1/8 in. (58.42 x 46.04 cm)
The Ciechanowiecki Collection, Gift of The Ahmanson Foundation (M.2000.179.14)
Not currently on public view

Provenance

Chevalier Damery, Paris (sale, Paris, 26-27 Brumaire, An XII [18-19 November 1803] lot 22, sold together with lot 23 for 11 fr 15 to); [Guy Irlande]....
Chevalier Damery, Paris (sale, Paris, 26-27 Brumaire, An XII [18-19 November 1803] lot 22, sold together with lot 23 for 11 fr 15 to); [Guy Irlande]. Marquis de Salamanca [seal with arms of the family on stretcher]. Andrew Ciechanowiecki, London, by 1973, sold 2000 to; LACMA.
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Bibliography

  • Lastic, Georges de. “Les ‘Graces’ de Carle Van Loo.” Bulletin de la Société de l’Histoire de l’Art Français, Paris, 1973 [published 1974]
  • Marandel, J. Patrice. French Oil Sketches from an English Collection, Seventeenth, Eighteenth, and Nineteenth Centuries 1973-1975. Houston, TX: The Museum of Fine Arts, 1975.
  • Lastic, Georges de. “Les ‘Graces’ de Carle Van Loo.” Bulletin de la Société de l’Histoire de l’Art Français, Paris, 1973 [published 1974]
  • Marandel, J. Patrice. French Oil Sketches from an English Collection, Seventeenth, Eighteenth, and Nineteenth Centuries 1973-1975. Houston, TX: The Museum of Fine Arts, 1975.
  • Sahut, Marie-Catherine. Carle VanLoo, premier peintre du roi (Nice 1705-Paris 1765) (exh. cat.). Nice: Musée Chéret, 1977
  • Sahut, Marie-Catherine, and Nathalie Volle. Diderot et l’art de Boucher à David: Les Salons, 1759-1781. Paris: Hôtel de la Monnaie, 1984
  • Wintermute, Alan P. “Inventory of Paintings by the Ten ‘First Painters to the King’ in Public Collections in the United States.” In Colin Bailey, ed., The First Painters of the King: French Royal Taste from Louis XIV to the Revolution (exh. cat.). New York: Stair Sainty Matthiesen, 1985
  • Walch, Peter, , Joanna R. Barnes,  J. Patrice Marandel. French Oil Sketches and the Academic Tradition. New York : American Federation of Arts in association with the University of Pennsylvania Press, 1994.
  • Marandel, J. Patrice.  French oil sketches from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 17th century - 19th century.  Los Angeles:  The Ahmanson Foundation, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 2002.
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