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Birth of Henri IV
(Eugène-Marie-François Deveria)

Description

Sketch for the Salon painting of 1827, now in the Louvre.

Measurements
21 1/2 x 18 1/4 ins. 54.7 x 46.3 cm.
Type
Oil on canvas
Provenance

Provenance: New York, Private Collection.

Literature

Literature: S. Boyer, Les Année Romantiques 1815-1850, Nantes, Musée des Beaux-Arts; Paris, Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais; Piacenza, Palazzo Gotico, Dec 1995 – Nov 1996, p. 377.

Exhibited

Related work: Naissance d’Henri IV, oil on canvas: 190 1/2 x 154 1/4 inches (484 x 392 cm.), Exhibited, Salon, 1827, acquired by the state 1828, Paris, Louvre, (Inv. 4070); Naissance d’Henri IV, oil on canvas: 17 3/4 x 14 11/16 inches (45 x 37 cm.), sketc

Where is It?
Stair Sainty Matthiesen
Historical Period
Romanticism - 1810-1870
Subject
Historical events
School
French
Catalogue
1996-Romance and Chivalry: History and Literature reflected in Early Nineteenth Century French Painting.
Hardback book. 300 pages, fully illustrated with 90 colour plates and 100 black and white illustrations. Introduction (40 pages) by Guy Stair Sainty, twelve essays, catalogue, appendix of salons 1801-24 and bibliography. £50 or $80 inc. p.& p.

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Price band
$5,000 - $50,000