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Allegory of Touch
Lagrenée l'Aîné, Louis-Jean-François
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Lagrenée l'Aîné, Louis-Jean-François

Paris, 1725 - Paris, 1805

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Allegory of Touch

1775. Oil on canvas Not on display

This canvas, a companion piece to the Allegory of Smell, offers an elegant, tender, delicate treatment of a recurring theme in Western art. Both paintings belong to a transition period during which the warm, decorative spirit of late Rococo was giving way to the cold severity of early Neoclassicism.

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Allegory of Smell
Oil on canvas, 1775
Inventory number
P006771
Author
Lagrenée l'Aîné, Louis-Jean-François
Title
Allegory of Touch
Date
1775
Technique
Oil
Support
Canvas
Dimension
Height: 135 cm.; Width: 86 cm.
Series
Serie de los Cinco Sentidos
Provenance
Manuel González López, Madrid; acquisition, 1982.

Bibliography +

Museo Nacional del Prado, Museo del Prado: catálogo de las pinturas, Museo del Prado, Madrid, 1985, pp. 356.

Museo del Prado, Últimas adquisiciones: 1982-1995, Museo del Prado, Madrid, 1995.

Museo Nacional del Prado, Museo del Prado: catálogo de las pinturas, Ministerio de Educación y Cultura, Madrid, 1996, pp. 190.

Museo Nacional del Prado, Museo del Prado: inventario general de pinturas, III, Museo del Prado, Espasa Calpe, Madrid, 1996.

Other inventories +

Inv. Nuevas Adquisiciones (iniciado en 1856). Núm. 2000.
Jean Louis François Lagrenee / 2000. El sentido del Tacto / (1,35 x 0,86) / Cat 6771

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Update date: 06-05-2019 | Registry created on 28-04-2015

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