Fête Galante

Philippe Mercier (French, 1689–1760; Active in England)
Fête Galante, ca. 1700–1760

Oil on canvas
25 ¾ x 28 ¾ in. (65.4 x 73.0 cm); frame: 31 ½ x 34 5/8 in. (80.0 x 87.9 cm)


ca. 1959, Boisgirard & Associés, Paris

?–1960, Schweitzer Gallery, New York, purchased from Boisgirard

1960, IU Art Museum purchase from Schweitzer Gallery


October 1964, “Indiana Colleges Collect,” John Herron School of Art, Indianapolis, IN

March 12–May 15, 1972, “18th Century France: A Study of its Art and Civilization,” University of Notre Dame Art Gallery, Notre Dame, IN


Provenance research on this work is ongoing, and this record will be updated as more information becomes available.