Collection

Jacques de Lajoue, II
French, 1687-1761

The Fountain of Bacchus, Nd
Oil on Canvas
Gift of E. Powis and Anne Keating Jones, class of 1943
1977.66
Period: 17th c
Classification: Painting
Dimensions: Framed: 38 x 45 x 3 1/2 in. (96.52 x 114.3 x 8.89 cm) Unframed: 28 1/8 x 35 7/8 in. (71.44 x 91.12 cm)
Signatures, Inscriptions and Markings v
Inscribed (LL, in red): 949 (according to Cailleux, probably the mark of an 18th c Russian collection)
Published References v
Promised Gifts '77, (Poughkeepsie: FLLAC, 1977), p 7 repr
Exhibition History v
South Hadley, Massachusetts, Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, Mount Holyoke College, "Valenciennes, Daubigny and the Origins of French Landscape Painting," mid August-mid December 2004; Oberlin, Ohio, The Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, "THe Splendor of Ruins in French Landscape Painting, 1640-1800," March 10-November 1, 2005; NYC, NY, "HIghlights from the Vassar College Collecion," IMB Gallery of Science and Art, July 13-September 11, 1993; Atlanta, Georgia, The High Museum of Art, "The Rococo Age: French Masterpieces of the 8th Century," October 5-December 31, 1983. Cat. text by Eric M. Zafran. Cat. no. 62, p. 136, repr. p.; Poughkeepsie, NY, FLLAC, Vassar College, "Promised Gifts '77," April 20 - May 22, 1977.
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