National Gallery of Art - THE COLLECTION
image of Three Figures Dressed for a Masquerade Louis-Joseph Le Lorrain (painter)
French, 1715 - 1759
Three Figures Dressed for a Masquerade, c. 1740s
oil on canvas
overall: 166.4 x 127 cm (65 1/2 x 50 in.) framed: 188.6 x 147.3 x 11.4 cm (74 1/4 x 58 x 4 1/2 in.)
Samuel H. Kress Collection
1961.9.92
On View
From the Tour: 18th-Century France — The Rococo and Watteau
Object 8 of 9

Provenance

Camille Groult [1837-1908], Paris;[1] probably his son and heir, Jean Groult [1868-1951]; (his estate sale, Galerie Charpentier, Paris, 21 March 1952, no. 84, as by Longhi); purchased by (anonymous dealer, France); sold to (David M. Koetser Gallery, New York and London); sold February 1953 to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York;[2] gift 1961 to NGA.

[1] A note in the 1952 sale catalogue entry indicates the painting was frequently attributed to Lampi when it was in this collection.

[2] The painting was listed as "Jacopo Amigoni? - Interior with elegant company" on the Koetser Gallery invoice to the Kress Foundation, dated 20 February 1953 (copy in NGA curatorial files).

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