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The Sleep of Venus (Le sommeil de Vénus)
  • Marie-Françoise-Constance Mayer (1775 - 1821)
  • The Sleep of Venus (Le sommeil de Vénus)
  • France
  • 1806
  • Painting
  • Oil on canvas
  • Image size: 96.5 x 144.5 cm
    Object size: 125.5 x 173 x 14 cm
  • P348
  • West Gallery III
Commentary
History
Further Reading
  • Bt. from the artist by the Empress Joséphine; Eugène, château de Malmaison, until 1814; duc de Leuchtenberg; 1829; Pourra. Lucien Bonaparte, Prince de Canino; his sale, Paris, 13-16 January 1840, no. 1; Dubois; his sale, Paris, 16 January 1860; bt. in; Dubois sale, Paris, 03 May 1866, no. 21; Richard Seymour-Conway, 4th Marquess of Hertford.