Reclining Female Nude

François van Loo, French, 1708 - 1732

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about 1727-1732

Oil on canvas

Overall: 27 3/4 × 35 1/16 in. (70.5 × 89 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Mrs. Harvey P. Hood W‘18 Fund

P.988.30

Geography/Culture

Europe, France

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Painting

Classification

Nazi-Era Provenance Research

Painting

Not on view

Course History

ARTH 2, Introduction to the History of Art II, Katie Hornstein, Jane Carroll, Winter 2013

ARTH 2, Introduction to the History of Art II, Katie Hornstein, Jane Carroll, Winter 2013

Exhibition History

Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, July 14, 1988-October 8, 1993.

Flesh and Desire [curated by Art History II Professors Jane Carroll and Katie Hornstein], Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth Collection January 7-March 4, 2013.

Figure Studies, Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 8, 1993-January 9, 1994

A Space for Dialogue 89, Goddesses, Models, and Prostitutes: An Exploration of the Reclining Female Nude, Olivia Field, Class of 2015, Kathryn Conroy Intern, Main Lobby, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, July 18-August 30, 2015.

Publication History

Susan Alyson Stein and Asher Ethan Miller, Editors, Masterpieces of Impressionism and Post-Impressionism, The Annenberg Collection, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2009, fig. 88, p. 120.

Pierre Rosenberg and Olivier Michel, Subleyras 1699-1749, exhibition catalogue, Paris and Rome, 1987, pp. 232-233., ill. fig. 5.

Olivia Field, A Space for Dialogue 89, Goddesses, Models, and Prostitutes: An Exploration of the Reclining Female Nude, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 2015, ill. p. 1.

Gazette des Beaux-Arts, 1989, page 36, illustration.

Colin B. Bailey, Joseph J. Rishel & Mark Rosenthal with the assistance of Veerle Thielemans, Masterpieces of Impressionism & Post-Impressionism: The Annenberg Collection, Philadelphia: Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1989, ill. p. 149

Provenance

Louis-Michel Van Loo (the artist‘s brother), about 1732; estate sale of Louis-Michel Van Loo, November 1772, no. 76 or 77; Sebastian Martinez, Cadiz, Spain, by about 1795; New York market, 1964; Colnaghi Ltd., New York, New York; sold to present collection, 1988.

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