François-André Vincent (1746-1816), Couple walking with a little girl, study for 'The Agriculture Lesson', Circa 1797-1798. Oil on canvas, 66 x 55 cm. Didier Aaron & Cie at TEFAF 2016 © TEFAF Maastricht, 2015
Study for 'The Agriculture Lesson' exhibited at the Musée des Beaux-Arts in Bordeaux
Provenance: Sale, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, June 23, 1922, lot 15 (as English School); Ernesta Stern (1854-1926); François de Chasseloup-Laubat (1904-1968); then by descent in his family
Literature: J. P. Cuzin, 'Autour de l'enlèvement d'Orythie. Esquisses de Vincent dans les musées français', in Revue du Louvre, 1980, no. 2, p. 87, note 27; J. P. Cuzin, 'Vincent reconstitué' in Connaissance des Arts, March 1986, no. 409, p. 43; M. P. Bault, 'La leçon de labourage par François-André Vincent (1746-1816)', in Gazette des Beaux-Arts, August 1987, p. 15, note 5, ill. 5; J. P. Cuzin, Vincent entre Fragonard et David, Paris, 2013, p. 480, no. 549P, ill. p. 214
Hilaire Ledru (1769-1840), Indigence and Honor. Oil on canvas, 212 x 280 cm. Signed lower left 'Hilaire Ledru. 1804'. Didier Aaron & Cie at TEFAF 2016 © TEFAF Maastricht, 2015
Provenance: Private collection, France
Exhibitions: Salon, Paris, no. 231, 1804
Didier Aaron & Cie (stand 347) - Director: Desmarest Bruno
Didier Aaron & Cie was founded in Paris in 1923. It now extends to the three major capitals of the artistic world and the art market: London, New York, and Paris.
Hervé Aaron, directs everything from New York, still pursuing the eclectic tradition which has always prevailed in the company. One finds unique pieces of XVIIIth century French "Grand Goût" furniture and important works from 19th century, as well as French and Italian paintings and drawings. Although the pieces in the gallery may span centuries, styles, and origins, they are all chosen for their quality.