The Stotesbury Art Collection

Manoir d'Ango, Near Dieppe, Normandy

(also known as "Preparing for the Hunt")

Eugène Louis Gabriel Isabey

Manoir d'Ango

Grassy court before the facade of the chateau, filled with a gay throng of figures, mounted and preparing for a hunt; red carriages with grooms in scarlet appear at the right, and attendants with whips are guarding the hounds at the left. Signed at lower left, E. Isabey.

Photo Source: Anderson Galleries Catalogue 1937 (see below)

Dimensions: 20 inches high x 26 inches wide

Provenance: Unknown prior to the purchase by E.T. Stotesbury; consigned by Stotesbury to Scott & Fowles in 1922

Sold for $425 at the 1937 auction by the American Art Association

Stotesbury Location(s): 1925 Walnut Street

Sources: Nineteenth Century Paintings, Property of Mrs. Marion B. Nellis; Of the Estate of the Late Charles Melville Dewey, N.A.; Of the Late Mrs. Hugh A. Murray; And of Rosemarie Durig, A Pennsylvania Private Collector, and Other Owners, April 8, 1937, Public Sale No. 4317, American Art Association Anderson Galleries, Inc., New York, New York.

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