The Lion Hunt

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The Lion Hunt

France, 1735
Paintings
Oil on canvas
23 5/8 x 16 in. (60 x 40.64 cm)
European Painting Acquisition Fund (M.2001.135)
Currently on public view:
Ahmanson Building, floor 3 MAP IT
Ahmanson Building, floor 3

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Provenance

Dr. Paul Mersch, Paris (sale, Paris, Drouot, 26 March 1906, lot 4, ill., as by François Boucher). Comte and Comtesse de Niel....
Dr. Paul Mersch, Paris (sale, Paris, Drouot, 26 March 1906, lot 4, ill., as by François Boucher). Comte and Comtesse de Niel. Private Collection, sold 1976 to; Charles de Bestegui, Château de Groussay, France (sale, Château de Groussay, Sotheby’s, 2 June 1999, lot 324, ill., as de Troy). [Galerie Jean-François Heim, Paris, sold 2001 to]; LACMA.
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Bibliography

  • Brière, Gaston. “Jean-François de Troy.” In Louis Dimier, Les peintres français du XVIIIème siècle. 2 vols. Paris and Brussels: G. van Oest, 1930
  • Les artistes du Salon de 1737. Paris, France : Société nationale des beaux-arts, 1930.
  • Brière, Gaston. “Jean-François de Troy.” In Louis Dimier, Les peintres français du XVIIIème siècle. 2 vols. Paris and Brussels: G. van Oest, 1930
  • Les artistes du Salon de 1737. Paris, France : Société nationale des beaux-arts, 1930.
  • Galerie Cailleux. Exposition esquisses maquettes : projets et ébauches de l'ecole française du XVII siècle : peintures et sculptures au profit de la Société des Amis de l'Enfance. Paris, France : La Galerie, 1934.
  • Salmon, Xavier. "Versailles: Les chasses exotiques de Louis XV." Estampille/l'Objet d'Art, no. 297 (Dec. 1995):
  • 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.
  • Leribault, Christophe. Jean-François de Troy (1679-1752). Paris: Arthena, 2002
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