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Jean-Germain DROUAIS

France 1763 – Italy 1788

Study for Marius prisonnier à Minturnae [Marius imprisoned at Minturno]
[Marius Prisonnier a Minternes] 1785 Rome, Lazio, Roma province, Italy
paintings, oil on paper on canvas
Primary Insc: No inscriptions
20.0 h x 26.1 w cm
Purchased 1986
Accession No: NGA 86.1224

Provenance:
  • the artist;
  • by descent to his aunt Marie-Etiennette Lutton (née Drouais d. 1819);
  • by descent to Anne Marie Goupil (née Lutton, d. 1849);
  • by descent to her husband Auguste Goupil (1794-1878);
  • by descent to Paul Goupil (1837-1919);
  • by descent to Alice Boullaire (née Goupil 1870-1956);
  • by descent to Jacques Boullaire (1893-1988);
  • sold at auction Hotel Drouot, 5 December 1983 (Mes. Libert, Castor, lot 28);
  • bought by Stair Sainty Fine Art, New York;
  • from whom bought by a private collector, New York 1984;
  • bought through Stair Sainty Fine Art, New York, by the Australian National Gallery, March 1986