Le Galant Pecheur by François Boucher

Signed and dated lower right 'F Boucher PDR (for Peintre du Roi) 1768'.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
51 x 66 cm
Art Fund grant:
£20,000 ( Total: £80,000)
Acquired in:
1981
Vendor:
David Carritt

Provenance

One of the two companion pictures by Boucher that were offered together at the Duc de Caylus' sale in 1773; Baron Carl Mayer de Rothschild; private collection 1935; Rene Fribourg; Comte Rivaud de la Raffiniere, Paris; private collection sold Palais G

Venue details

Manchester Art Gallery Mosley Street, MANCHESTER Greater Manchester M2 3JL 0161 235 8888 www.manchesterartgallery.org

Entry details

Free to all
Offers with National Art Pass

Daily, 10am – 5pm (Thu until 9pm)

Closed 24, 25 Dec, Good Friday

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