Jean Antoine Watteau
Valenciennes 1684 - Nogent-sur-Marne 1721
"Viosseu" or Chinese Musician; Chinese Woman of Kouei Tchéou: A Pair of Paintings
A pair, both oil on canvas
23.4 by 18.2 cm.
Painted for the King's cabinet, Château de la Muette [Paris];
For Sale from the Executors of the estate of the late June de H. Weldon (New York).
Estimation US$ 850’000.-. Accepted by Guillaume Glorieux and Pierre Rosenberg, The Louvre and accompanied by a report from the Centre de Recherche et de Restauration des Musees de France.
Extensive Provenance on request.