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Vertue, George, 1684-1756.
[John Baptist Monoyer]
Related Title:
Jean-Baptiste Monnoyer
[England, between 1720 and 1756?]
1 drawing : port. ; 30.4 x 24.2 cm.
Title based on title of engraving in Anecdotes of painting in England. | Drawing that was later used as a basis for an engraving of Monoyer in: Anecdotes of painting in England, with some account of the principal artists / by Mr. Horace Walpole. Strawberry Hill : Printed by Thomas Farmer, 1762, v. 3, p. 116. Vertue's drawing is based on a chalk drawing by Sir Godfrey Kneller, now in the Courtauld Institute of Art, London.
Catalogue of Horace Walpole's library / by Allen T. Hazen. New Haven : Yale University Press, 1969, no. 3664
Drawing of John Baptist Monnoyer (bap.1636-1699), French-born painter educated in Antwerp, known for his floral interior decorations, fashionable in France in the second half of the 17th century. He moved to England in 1690 where he continued to speciali
Purchased by Horace Walpole from Vertue's widow. Sold to Evans at the Strawberry Hill sale, viii.122. Purchased by Wilmarth S. Lewis from Drake, December 1949.
  •  Monnoyer, Jean-Baptiste, bap.1636-1699 - Portraits.
  • Form / Genre:
  •  Artists - French - Portraits.
  • Graphite drawings - British - 18th century.
  • Also Listed Under:
  •  Kneller, Godfrey, Sir, 1646-1723 artist.
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