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: Purchased through the Mrs. Harvey P. Hood W'18 Fund

P.988.30

Geography

Place Made: France, Europe

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Painting

Research Area

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

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.

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

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.

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

Publication History

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

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

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

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.

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.

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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