The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
The Bird Catchers
  • Nicolas Lancret (1690 - 1743)
  • The Bird Catchers
  • France
  • c.1738
  • Painting
  • Oil on copper, tinned on the recto
  • Image size: 32.5 x 40.6 cm
  • P436
  • Small Drawing Room
Commentary
History
Further Reading
  • Fortier; his sale, Paris, 02 April 1770, no. 36. César-Gabriel, duc de Praslin; Antoine-César, duc de Choiseul et de Praslin; his sale, Paris, 18-25 February 1793, no. 162. Paris, 01 October 1844; Richard Seymour-Conway, 4th Marquess of Hertford.