Artist Carle Van Loo, French, 1705-1765
Title
  • The Marriage of the Virgin
Date c. 1730
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions Unframed: 23 3/4 × 15 3/4 inches (60.3 × 40 cm)
Framed: 31 × 24 × 3 1/2 inches (78.7 × 61 × 8.9 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Christophe P. Janet
Accession Number F82.200
Department European Painting
Not On View
Marks Label on stretcher reverse: 447 / X 94 Label on stretcher reverse: Detroy/ J3370 W
New York, Julius Weitzner (dealer--by 1972);
Greenville, South Carolina, Collection Bob Jones University, (Purchased from Julius Weitzner in 1972);
New York, auction, (Sotheby Parke-Bernet), 20 November, 1980, lot 94 (as attributed to Nicolas Guy Brenet), bought by Chr. Janet;
New York, Christophe P. Janet & Maurice Segoura (dealers, 1980-1982), by whom given to the Detroit Institute of Arts in 1982.
Nice, Musée Cheret--Clermont-Ferrand, Musée Bargoin--Nancy, Musée des Beaux-Arts, "Carle VanLoo Premier peintre du roi (Nice, 1705- Paris, 1765)", 1977, p. 29, no. 9, repr. (exh. organized by Pierre Rosenberg & Marie-Catherine Sahut).

Naumann, O., "Letter from New York," Tableau, Nov.-Dec. 1981, p. 206, repr.

New York, Maurice Segoura Gallery, "From Watteau to David: a Century of French Art", April 21-June 25, 1982, pp. 28-29, cat. 6, pl. 6.

"Annual Report 1982/83", DIA Bulletin, vol. 61, no. 3, 1983, pp. 14, 20, fig. 13.

Paris, Musée du Luxembourg-Rome, Villa Medici, "Subleyras", 1987, p. 171, fig. 2 (cited under cat. 16, a drawing of the same subject by Subleyras now in the Louvre. The DIA picture is erroneously still cited as in the collection of Bob Jones University).