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Psyche in the Underworld
(Psyché aux enfers)
1865

Medium
oil on canvas
Measurements
117.0 × 90.0 cm
Accession Number
p.303.6-1
Department
International Painting
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Gustave Curcier Esq., 1872
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Gallery location
19th Century European Paintings Gallery
Level 2, NGV International
Provenance

Exhibited Salon, Paris, 1865, no. 1047; collection of Gustave Curcier Esq. [1], of the wine importers Curcier & Adet, Melbourne, est. 1865, by 1872; by whom donated to the NGV, 1872[2].

[1] Curcier was born in France and emigrate to England in 1852.

[2] See ‘The new picture at the National Gallery’, in The Argus, Melbourne, Monday 29 January 1872, p. 6, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article5859208.



Exhibited Salon, Paris, 1865, no. 1047

Colourmen

Colourman
DEFORGE-CARPENTIER
Location
Lower right quadrant of reverse of canvas
Transcription
...DEFORGE CARPENTIER S../COULEURS FINES/ET TOILES a PEINDRE/Boulevard Montmartre 8/PARIS./Metier Bou...des Batignolles
Medium
Ink stencil
More information
Guide Labreuche (FR)