Collection

Allegory of Sculpture, with a model of Silenus with the infant Dionysus, 1733
Oil on canvas
Purchase, gift of Mrs. Ruth Britten (Ruth Rutchik, class of 1958), by exchange
2017.38
Period: 18th c
Classification: Painting
Dimensions: Other (circular): 85.3 × 88 cm (33 9/16 × 34 5/8 in.)
Signatures, Inscriptions and Markings v
Signed and dated (lower center): DE TROY 1733
Provenance v
Collection of Mme Consuelo Balsan (nee Vanderbilt, formerly Duchess of Marlborough (1877-1964)), Chateau Balsan, Eze, by 1927; London, Christie's, March 23, 2017, collection of Robert de Balkany.
Published References v
E.H.M. Cox, "Lou Sueil II. Eze, A.M., The Residence of Colonel and Mme Balsan", Country Life, 12 February 1927, p. 250, fig. 12.
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