Death of an Old Man

After Jean -. Greuze, (French, 1725-1805)

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John G. Rauch [1890-1976], Indianapolis, Indiana by 1947; {1} given to the John Herron Art Institute, now the Indianapolis Museum of Art, in 1948.

{1} John G. Rauch was a prominent Indianapolis lawyer and civic leader, who gave many works of art to the Indianapolis Museum of Art beginning in the 1940s until his death. He is known to have purchased some items in New York, both at auction and from Max Safron, but the prior owner of this painting after Greuze's famous composition is undocumented.

Object Information

After Jean -. Greuze (French, 1725-1805)
materials
oil on canvas
dimensions
21-1/4 x 25-1/2 in.
accession number
48.5
credit line
Gift of Mr. John G. Rauch
copyright
Public Domain
collection
European Painting and Sculpture Before 1800
deaccessioned on
06.18.2008
transfer notes
Sold on 2/9/2009 in the Interiors sale (Lot 53)
reason
Forgery/Reproduction
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