Monument to Mignard

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Monument to Mignard

France, circa 1735
Paintings
Oil on canvas
28 1/2 x 22 5/8 in. (72.39 x 57.47 cm)
The Ciechanowiecki Collection, Gift of The Ahmanson Foundation (M.2000.179.11)
Currently on public view:
Ahmanson Building, floor 3 MAP IT
Ahmanson Building, floor 3

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Provenance

Pierre-Hippolyte Lemoyne (estate sale, Paris, Hôtel Boullion [Duchesne Ainé], 19-22 May 1828, lot 95, “Divers Maîtres: Tombeau de Mignard, peint en grisaille, d’après la sculpture de J-B Lemoyne, tell...
Pierre-Hippolyte Lemoyne (estate sale, Paris, Hôtel Boullion [Duchesne Ainé], 19-22 May 1828, lot 95, “Divers Maîtres: Tombeau de Mignard, peint en grisaille, d’après la sculpture de J-B Lemoyne, telle qu’elle était dans l’église de Jacobins de la rue St. Honoré. Hauteur 27 pouces’ Largeur 21 pouces,” sold for 6 francs 10 sous).” Andrew Ciechanowiecki, London, by 1973, sold 2000 to; LACMA.
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Bibliography

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