13 mai 2010

Huntington Acquires Newly Identified Portrait by Major French Artist of the 17th Century

Portrait of Jean de Thévenot by Philippe de Champaigne goes on view today SAN MARINO, CA.- The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens has added to its holdings a newly identified painting by prominent 17th-century French painter Philippe de Champaigne (1602–1674). Selected for acquisition by The Huntington’s Art Collectors’ Council at its spring meeting, Portrait of Jean de Thévenot (1633–1667), painted between 1660 and 1663, had been misattributed to Dutch artist Gerbrand van den Eeckhout (1621–1674), but... [Lire la suite]