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Etienne Aubry

French (1745-1781)

Les adieux à la nourrice (Farewell to the Nurse)
c. 1776-77
Oil on canvas
20 7/16 x 24 3/4 in. (51.9 x 62.8 cm) 
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, 1955.636

Provenance

  • Louis Gabriel, marquis de Véri (1777-1785; his sale, A. J. Paillet, Paris, December 12-14, 1785, no. 56; sold to Paillet); 
  • [A. J. Paillet, from 1785]; 
  • Cochu, Paris (until 1798; his sale, Paris, March 6, 1798); 
  • Jacques Augustin de Silvestre (until 1811; his sale, F. L. Regnault-Delalande, Paris, February 28-March 25, 1811, no. ?); 
  • Dior, Paris (possibly in 1925); 
  • Charles d'Heucqueville (until 1936; his sale, Galerie Jean Charpentier, Paris, March 24-25, 1936, no. 77; sold to Knoedler); 
  • [M. Knoedler, London; sold to Clark, April 1936]; 
  • Robert Sterling Clark (1936-1955); 
  • Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, 1955.

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