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"Seigneur! Voyez ces yeux" (Cleopatra Discovered by Rodogune to Have Poisoned the Nuptial Cup)

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Signed

Lower right, on base of bench: Taillasson 1791

Provenance

Godefroy, Paris, France. By 1809, private collection, Constance. By 1981, Norman Leitman, London (dealer); 1981, sold by Leitman to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 15, 1981)

Credit Line

Charles H. Bayley Picture and Painting Fund

1791

Dimensions

138.1 x 185.4 cm (54 3/8 x 73 in.)

Accession Number

1981.79

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

Collections

Europe

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