Callet’s Jupiter and Ceres acquired by Boston


Antoine Callet (1741-1823)
Jupiter and Ceres, Salon of 1777
Oil on canvas - 220 x 283 cm
Boston, Museum of Fine Arts
Photo : DidierAaron & Cie

23/7/08 — Acquisition — Boston, Museum of Fine Arts — Antoine Francois Callet’s morceau d’agrement, (ill.), which we had reported as having reappeared at an auction in Belgium under the name of Louis-Jean-Francois Lagrenee (see news item of 18/11/07) where it was acquired by the Didier Aaron Gallery which then exhibited at the Maastricht Fair (see article of 8/3/08) has now been purchased by this Boston museum.

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Didier Rykner, mercredi 23 juillet 2008



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