Lot 187: Jean-Jules-Antoine Lecomte du Nouy (French, 1842-1923) La lune de miel à Venise 30 x 52 1/2in (76.2 x 133.3cm)

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Description: La lune de miel à Venise
signed and dated 'Lecomte du Nouy 1875' (lower right)
oil on canvas laid down
30 x 52 1/2in (76.2 x 133.3cm)
Notes:
Provenance:
Estate of F.V. Martinek, Chicago, Illinois
Thence by descent to present owner

Exhibition:
Paris, Salon of 1875, No.1290

Literature:
Jules Claretie, L'art et les artistes français contemporains (Salons de 1873-1875), Paris 1876, p.352
P. de la Flécherey, Le Salon de 1875, Paris 1875 p.128-129
C.H. Stranahan, A History of French Painting, from its Earliest to its Latest Practice, New York, 1897, p. 319
Diederen, Roger, From Homer to the Harem: The Art of Jean Lecomte du Nouy, Dahesh Museum of Art, New York, 2004, p.160-161

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