The Lovers (Les Amoreux: scène champêtre)
- Francois Marie Isidore Queverdo, French, 1748-1797
- Born: France
- Work Locations: France
Pen and black ink, gray wash, green and bronze wash as borders, on parchment affixed to laid paper
The Esmond Bradley Martin Collection
Francois Marie Isidore Queverdo (French). The Lovers (Les Amoreux: scène champêtre). 1766. Pen and black ink, gray wash, green and bronze wash as borders, on parchment affixed to laid paper. The Esmond Bradley Martin Collection. 2019.597.
Dimensionsheight: 9 in, 22.8600 cm; width: 6.875 in, 17.4625 cm; sheet height: 12.625 in, 32.0675 cm; sheet width: 10.25 in, 26.035 cm; frame height: 12.75 in, 32.3850 cm; frame width: 10.25 in, 26.0350 cm; frame depth: .625 in, 1.5875 cm
InscriptionSigned and dated lower left on border, izidore quéverdo 1766
DepartmentEuropean and American Art Before 1900
CollectionEuropean Painting and Sculpture before 1900
Known ProvenanceAlice de Rothschild (1847–1922), London; her sale, Christie’s, London, November 24, 1922, lot 36; Machemsohn collection; sale, Blache, Versailles, April 3, 1977, lot 60, repr.; with Wildenstein, New York; from which acquired by Esmond Bradley Martin [1941–2018], 2000; gifted to the Denver Art Museum, 2019.
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