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Joseph-Dominique Fabry Garat Playing a Lyre Guitar

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Carved and gilded French Directoire frame

Signed

Signed twice: lower Left corner, and on edge of the desk

Provenance

December 13, 1998, anonymous sale, De Muizon-Le Coent, Senlis, France, lot 66, bought in. June 19, 2007, anonymous sale, Sotheby's, Paris, lot 82, sold to Jean-François Heim, Paris; sold by Heim to James Harvey British Art, London; 2009, sold by James Harvey to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 25, 2009)

Credit Line

Charles H. Bayley Picture and Painting Fund

French, about 1808

Dimensions

Unframed: 51 1/4 x 39 1/2 in. (130.2 x 100.3 cm)

Accession Number

2009.344

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

Collections

Europe

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