Needlework picture of David and Bathsheba


in gros and petit point silks and wools. English, c. 1740. 

In later frame.

14″ x 16½” (42cm x 36cm).

17″  x 20¼” (43cm x 51cm), over frame.

Provenance :-  Montague Sainsbury Collection.

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This needlework picture is after a painting by Jean François de Troy, one version of which, signed and dated 1727, is in the musée des Beaux-Arts, Angers. This painting was engraved by James Kirk (d. 1791).

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