The Wallace Collection

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Time Saving Truth from Falsehood and Envy
  • François Lemoyne (1688 - 1737)
  • Time Saving Truth from Falsehood and Envy
  • Paris, France
  • 1737
  • Painting
  • Oil on canvas
  • Object size: 180.5 x 148 cm, with enlargements on all four sides
  • P392
  • Great Gallery
Commentary
History
Further Reading
  • Commissioned by François Berger. Etienne Bouret, by 1747. Jean-Joseph Delaborde, 1761. Laurent Grimod de Lareynière, 1770; his sale, Paris, 03 April 1793, no. 19; bt. in; second Lareynière sale, Paris, 07 September 1797, no. 6; Charles-Pierre-Maximilien Radix de Sainte-Foix; his sale, Paris, 16 January 1811, no. 40; bt. in. Pierre-Claude Prousteau de Montlouis; his sale, Paris, 05-06 May 1851, no. 102; Richard Seymour-Conway, 4th Marquess of Hertford.