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Lot 594

The Sacrifice to Cupid

Estimate: $3,500 - $5,000

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"The Sacrifice to Cupid". Follower of Jean-Honore Fragonard. French school. 18th century. Depicting Putto attending burning incense and making an offering of wine to a statue of Eros. Unsigned. In an oval gilt wood frame. Oil on canvas. Oval Frame: H 18-3/8" W 22" D 2". Oval Canvas: H 14-5/8" W 18". Condition: Never relined. Inspected under UV light. Very minor re-touching. Provenance: By family, descended to the present owner from the Grand Duke Michael Michaelovitch, Russia. Sir Walter Gibbons. Estate of Thomas and Stephany Haines-Forsyth Wickes. Provenance: Forsyth Wickes Collection. Provenance info: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Forsyth_Wickes.Copy and paste link for high-res images: https://www.dropbox.com/scl/fo/ecksocy4tosys6tg3pqz4/h?rlkey=escr5rtmjvj34ujuomm5ms7ha&dl=0

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