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Thomas Blanchet (1614 - 1689)

Lot 279: THOMAS BLANCHET

Sotheby's

December 8, 1993
New York, NY, US

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Paris 1614 - 1689 Lyon LANDSCAPE WITH CLASSICAL RUINS AND SAMSON FIGHTING THE LION Oil on canvas 73 by 98.5 cm.; 28 3/4 by 38 3/4 in. The architectural elements in the present picture are very close to those in a drawing by Blanchet of a Landscape with Cleobis and Biton in the Nationalmuseum, Stockholm, Cronstedt collection, vol. VI, CCVI, 165 (see Galacteros-de Boissier, op. cit., p. 452, no. D98, fig 368). Literature: L. Galacteros-de Boissier, Thomas Blanchet, 1991, pp. 61, 340, no. P57, figs 35 and 36.

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