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Saint Geneviève provisioning Paris under siege

Saint Geneviève provisioning Paris under siege
(Sainte Geneviève ravitaillant Paris assiégé)

distemper, pencil and chalk on canvas
465.0 × 287.0 cm
Place/s of Execution
Paris, France
Accession Number
International Painting
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1925
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Gallery location
19th Century European Paintings Gallery
Level 2, NGV International

Exhibited Societe Nationale des Beaux-arts Salon, Paris, 1898 (exhibited after the opening, and thus not included in the catalogue); deposited with Durand-Ruel (dealer), Paris, 24 February 1899 (deposit no. 9483) by the artist’s nephew and heir, Edouard Vincent de Vaugelas (1844–1920), from whom purchased by Durand-Ruel, 12 December 1905, nos 8047, 8045, 8046 (photo nos 7568, 7566, 7567); sold by the Paris branch of Durand-Ruel to the New York Branch, 27 March 1924; from where purchased, on the advice of Frank Rinder, for the Felton Bequest, 1924.