The Wallace Collection

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Shepherd and Shepherdess Reposing
  • François Boucher (1703 - 1770)
  • Shepherd and Shepherdess Reposing
  • France
  • 1761
  • Painting
  • Oil on canvas
  • Image size: 76.6 x 63.6 cm, oval
    Frame size: 117 x 85.5 x 15.5 cm, oval
  • Signature: 'f. Boucher 1761'
  • P431
  • Boudoir
Commentary
History
Further Reading
  • P.-L. Randon de Boisset; his sale, Paris, 27 February 1777, no. 191; Desmarest; the marquis de Livois; intended too be sold in the sale after his death in 1791, but confiscated by the family; Gamba, 1799; his sale, Paris, 17 December 1811, no. 54; Le Brun, Paris, 1811. Probably Lord Henry Seymour; his sale, Paris, 14 February 1860, no. 65; Laboureau.