Auctions → North German Art and Art and Antiques February 2011 → Februar 2011 Kunst und Antiquitäten → Nicolas Fouché: Portrait of a Lady as Pomona
Oil/canvas, 137 x 105 cm, min. rest., relined. - Stephande Pinta, Cabinet Turquin, Paris, kindly confirmed the authenticity of the artwork. - Pomona was the Roman goddess of fruits, that she commonly holds as an attribute. - Painter a. etcher, son of the painter Léonard F., pupil of P. Mignard, lived a. worked in Italy before becoming member of the St. Luke"s academy in Paris in 1679. - Mus.: Budapest, Tours, Amiens, Saint-Lo, Rennes. - Lit.: Thieme-Becker, Bénézit.