Attributed to Pierre Antoine Lemoyne (1605-1665) - Still Life of Vines

Attributed to Pierre Antoine Lemoyne (1605-1665) - Still Life of Vines

c. 1660 France

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£13,800 gbp
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Pierre Lemoyne was born in Paris in 1605. Little has been known of this artist and his body of work until
quite recently.

Lemoyne went was to become a painter of flowers, fruit and historical painting, entering the Academy on 1 August 1654.
In 1657 he received a commission to paint a series of decorative pictures for the house of Chancellor Pierre Seguier.

Works by Lemoyne (about four paintings signed to date) all display a consistent mastery of realism in painting fruit and a keen sense of observation, showing voluptuous fruit textures throughout.

Bibl: Benezit

Provenance: Sothebys Sale, Parke Bernet, Monaco 26 June 1983
Height 49.33 inch (125.30 cm)
Width 41.00 inch (104.14 cm)
External Height 57.00 inch (144.78 cm)
External Width 48.75 inch (123.82 cm)
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OIl on Canvas
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