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Study of a Shepherd

Study of a Shepherd

1700s
Framed: 64 x 52.5 x 4.5 cm (25 3/16 x 20 11/16 x 1 3/4 in.); Unframed: 54 x 42.5 cm (21 1/4 x 16 3/4 in.)

Description

The attribution of this unsigned painting remains unsettled and may be by a French or Italian artist. Among the names proposed have been Joseph-Marie Vien the Elder and Hugues Taraval.
  • By 1973-1974
    Galerie Joseph Hahn, Paris, France, sold to Mr. and Mrs. Noah L. Butkin.
    1974-1978
    Mr. Noah L. Butkin (1918-1982) and Mrs. Muriel Spiro Butkin (1915-2008), Shaker Heights, OH, gifted to the Cleveland Museum of Art
    1978-
    The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH
  • The Cleveland Museum of Art. The Cleveland Museum of Art Catalogue of Paintings, Part 3: European Paintings of the 16th, 17th, and 18th Centuries. Cleveland, OH: The Cleveland Museum of Art, 1982. Reproduced: p. 156: Mentioned: p. 155, cat. no. 63
    Lee, Sherman E. “The Year in Review for 1978.” The Bulletin of the Cleveland Museum of Art 66, no. 1 (1979). p. 15, cat. no. 32 www.jstor.org
  • Year in Review: 1978. The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH (organizer) (February 13-March 18, 1979).
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Source URL:

https://www.clevelandart.org/art/1978.125