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The Louvre Acquires Its First Work by Roubiliac

Posted in Art Market by Editor on October 19, 2010

Louis-François Roubiliac, "Bust of Philipe Domer Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield" (Paris: Musée du Louvre)

As reported by Didier Rykner at La Tribune de l’Art (2 October 2010) . . .

. . . Le Louvre a acheté chez Sotheby’s Londres, le 14 juillet dernier, un buste en bronze de Roubiliac représentant Lord Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield (ill. 1) pour la somme de 115 250 £ (incluant les frais). Il s’agit de la première œuvre de l’artiste à entrer au Louvre et, semble-t-il, dans une collection publique française. . . .

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