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ALLEGORICAL PORTRAIT OF THE VAN RISAMBURGH FAMILY AS WISDOM PROTECTING INNOCENCE
By Joseph Chinard (1756 – 1813)
1790
112 x 52 x 38 cm
114 x 69 x 52 cm (with base)
Formerly Docteur Ollier collection
Private collection– France
Signed and dated J. Chinard 1790
The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, Californie, 1994

VIRGIN AND CHILD
Terracotta with antique polychromy
Maine workshops, circa 1600
70 x 25 x 22 cm
Société des Amis des Musées du Mans, 2010

EMBROIDERIES
Fragments of embroideries with gold ansd silver wires
Boniface VIII corporal
Scenes of the life of Saint Thomas Becket
Mid XIIIth century
21 x 48 cm each
Fondation Abbeg, 1991

These embroideries seem to represent various periods of the life of saint Thomas Becket (1118-1170) : Thomas chancelor ofEngland, Thomas elected archbishop ofCanterbury, Thomas fleeing to France to Louis VII, Meeting of Fréteval sealing the reconciliation of Thomas and his king Henri II, Thomas crossing the Channel.

EQUESTRIAN GROUP: CHARLES II OF SPAIN
Gian Lorenzo Bernini
Gilt Bronze
54 x 48 x 25,5 cm
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Don Gaspar Méndez de Haro y Guzmàn, 7e marquis del Carpio y de Heliche (Madrid 1629 – Naples 1687), Spanish ambassador in Rome (1676 -1682), then vice-king of Naples (1682to his death).
The bronze first appears in the inventory compiled for the move to Naples in 1682 « un ritratto di bronzo che rappresenta il Re Carlo secondo delle Spagne Nostro Signore che Dio guardi à Cavallo, con sotto nobile piedestallo » (Palacio de Liria archives, Madrid).

At the marquess death in 1687, his only heiress, duchess of Alba by wedding, brings back to Madridher father’s collection. The bronze is put in box n° 20 « la estatua de bronce sobredorado des Rey Carlos 2 a cavallo en su pedestal » (manuscript inventory in the Escorial).

VIRGIN AND CHILD
Ivory
Height: 27 cm
Paris, circa 1350
The Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, 2000

PSALTER FROM THE PHILIPPE - AUGUSTE REIGN
Detail : Initiale S
France (Noyon)
1200 - 1213
31 x 22 cm
The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles

Hungana sculpture
Ivory Pendentive
XIXth century
Democratic Republic of Congo
Musée du Louvre, Paris, 1997

Tablet, green ivory
Conjurer
14,5 x 7,5 cm
North Italy, Milan (?), circa 1440-70
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New-York

Bearded apostle holding a book
France XVIIIth century
20,6 x 5,5 x 3,4 cm
The Wallace Collection, Londres, 2011

This statuette comes from the restoration of Saint Romain shrine in Rouen in the XVIIIth century which aimed to replace the missing parts of the XIVth century shrine. These restorations were in turn replaced in the XIXth century by galvanoplasties.

Bearded apostle
France XVIIIth century
21, 1 x 6, 6 x 3,8 cm
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New-York, 2015

This statuette comes from the restoration of Saint Romain shrine in Rouen in the XVIIIth century which aimed to replace the missing parts of the XIVth century shrine. These restorations were in turn replaced in the XIXth century by galvanoplasties.

ALLEGORY OF ASTROLOGY
By Peter Oliver 1594 ? - 1647
Watercolor on traces of black chalk on paper
Height : 19,2 cm, Length : 15 cm
Signed lower left in pen and brown ink : P. Olivier, ft
Louvre Museum, Paris, 2018

This watercolor copies a detail of a painting of Corrège belonging to the collection of king Charles Ier of England who asked Peter Oliver for a series of copies in the watercolor of the main masterpieces of its collection.

In the death of the king in 1649, his collection was sold by auction, Corrège is displayed to the Louvre today and some watercolors of Peter Oliver returned to the collection of drawings of queen Elizabeth II to Windsor.