Artist Robert Jacques François Lefèvre, French, 1755-1830
Title
  • Jean-Baptiste-Claude Odiot
Date 1822
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions Unframed: 62 × 49 1/4 inches (157.5 × 125.1 cm)
Framed: 74 1/4 × 60 7/8 × 5 1/4 inches (188.6 × 154.6 × 13.3 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Robert H. Tannahill Foundation Fund
Accession Number 81.692
Department European Painting
On View Era of Revolution S331.2, Level 3 (see map)
Signed Signed and dated, lower right: Robert Lefèvre | ft 1822
Jean-Baptiste-Claude Odiot (Paris, France);
until 1979, by descent to Odiot family;
1980-1982, Christophe Janet (Maurice Segoura, Inc., New York, New York, USA) and (Heim Galleries, London, England);
1982-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Brière, G. "Description de l'exposition d'oeuvres d'art l'époque Imperiale au Musée des arts décoratifs." Bulletin de la Societé de l'histoire de l'art français (1909): p. 250.

Marmottan, P. "Documents sur Robert Lefevre...cinq tableaux peu connus." Bulletin de la Societé de l'histoire de l'art français (1922): p. 327.

Les grands orfèvres de Louis XIII à Charles X. Paris, 1965, p. 265 (ill.).

Exposition de la collection du fonds Odiot précédant la vente du cabinet des dessins de l'orfèvre J-B. C. Odiot. Exh. cat., Hôtel Georges V. Paris, 1975, no. 2, (cover ill.).

Garrett, W. Encyclopedia of Antiques. New York, 1976, p. 358 (ill.).

Important French Furniture Decorations, Silver, Ceramics and Carpets. Sales cat., Sotheby's. New York, 2008, p. 145 (ill.).