The Marriage of the Virgin, c. 1730

  • Carle Van Loo, French, 1705-1765

Oil on canvas

  • Unframed: 23 3/4 × 15 3/4 inches (60.3 × 40 cm)
  • Framed: 31 × 24 × 3 1/2 inches (78.7 × 61 × 8.9 cm)

Gift of Christophe P. Janet

F82.200

Department

European Painting

  • Oil
  • Canvas

Provenance

New York, Julius Weitzner (dealer--by 1972); Greenville, South Carolina, Collection Bob Jones University, (Purchased from Julius Weitzner in 1972); New York, auction, (Sotheby Parke-Bernet), 20 November, 1980, lot 94 (as attributed to Nicolas Guy Brenet), bought by Chr. Janet; New York, Christophe P. Janet & Maurice Segoura (dealers, 1980-1982), by whom given to the Detroit Institute of Arts in 1982.

Published References

Nice, Musée Cheret--Clermont-Ferrand, Musée Bargoin--Nancy, Musée des Beaux-Arts, "Carle VanLoo Premier peintre du roi (Nice, 1705- Paris, 1765)", 1977, p. 29, no. 9, repr. (exh. organized by Pierre Rosenberg & Marie-Catherine Sahut). Naumann, O., "Letter from New York," Tableau, Nov.-Dec. 1981, p. 206, repr. New York, Maurice Segoura Gallery, "From Watteau to David: a Century of French Art", April 21-June 25, 1982, pp. 28-29, cat. 6, pl. 6. "Annual Report 1982/83", DIA Bulletin, vol. 61, no. 3, 1983, pp. 14, 20, fig. 13. Paris, Musée du Luxembourg-Rome, Villa Medici, "Subleyras", 1987, p. 171, fig. 2 (cited under cat. 16, a drawing of the same subject by Subleyras now in the Louvre. The DIA picture is erroneously still cited as in the collection of Bob Jones University).

Rights Status

Carle Van Loo, The Marriage of the Virgin, c. 1730, oil on canvas. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Christophe P. Janet, F82.200.