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Quinault and Lully's opera "Armide" Performed at the Palais-Royal Opera House

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Inscription

See inscription with date of 1747. This date corresponds to an earlier production of Armide

Provenance

The Hermitage, St. Petersburg (Lugt 2061, stamp of Paul I); Leningrad Collection sale, Leipzid May 14, 1932, no. 120; Robert Treat Paine II (1861-1943, Boston); Elizabeth Paine Card (Mrs. Thomas Card) (Fairhaven, MA); her gift to MFA, 14 January 1970.

Credit Line

Gift of Elizabeth Paine Card, in memory of her father, Robert Treat Paine 2nd

1761

Dimensions

Sheet: 31.1 x 50.2 cm (12 1/4 x 19 3/4 in.) Framed: 48.3 x 67.3 cm (19 x 26 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1970.36

Medium or Technique

Pen and brown ink, watercolor and gouache over graphite pencil on paper

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Classifications

Watercolors