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An Artist in his Studio, c. 1770-1799

Unknown (French - late 18th century)

oil on canvas
30 x 37 cm
Purchased 1968
National Gallery of Canada (no. 15752)



Marks and Labels 

– Handwritten number (in felt tip pen) u.l.: “6755”

– Paper label: “Francois Andre Vincent, Portrait of the Artist”

– Paper label: “From: Dr. Julius Boehler, Munich. no 718-11-68

Provenance 

by 1968
Eduardo Moratilla, Paris, France [1]

– 1968/12/30
Julius Böhler, Munich, Germany [2]

1968/12/30 –
National Gallery of Canada, purchased from Julius Böhler [3]

Notes 

[1] Both Pierre Rosenberg and Jacques Foucart of the Louvre, Paris, state that they remember the painting being offered by Paris art dealer Eduardo Moratilla in 1968 [note from J. Foucart to Research Curator Myron Laskin Jr., dated March 9, 1969, NGC curatorial file; letter from P. Rosenberg to Myron Laskin Jr., dated April 11, 1969, NGC curatorial file].

[2] See note [3].

[3] The National Gallery of Canada purchased the work from Munich art dealer Julius Böhler as by François-André Vincent. Accession log [NGC curatorial file].


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