Museé de Peinture Et de Sculpture, Ou, Recueil Des Principaux Tableaux, Statues Et Bas-Reliefs Des Collections Publiques Et Particulières de L'Europe

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General Books, 2013 - 44 pages
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1829 edition. Excerpt: ... un particulier il y ait sur les cotes de la salle des galeries elevees ou se trouvent en quelque sorte des personnages qui ne semblent etre la que pour voir le repas sans y prendre part? Comment enfin expliquer l'espece de desordre qui regne dans la precipitation avec laquelle les serviteurs semblent apporter les mets? Parmi les personnages places sous le portique a droite, on reconnait le peintre Jouvenet et sa femme. Ce tableau, l'un des quatre peints pour l'abbaye de SaintMartin-des-Champs, aParis, fit partie de l'exposition de1699; il etait place du cote de la riviere, en face de celui des Vendeurs chasses du temple (n 41o). On le voit maintenant au Musee de Paris; il a ete grave par Gaspard Duchange. Il s'en trouve, au Musee de Lyon, une repetition qui faisait partie de la suite faite par ordre de Louis XIV, pour la manufacture de tapisseries des Gobelins. Larg., 2o pieds; haut., pieds. FRENCH SCHOOL. JOUVENET. ttM.t FRENCH MUSEUM. CHRIST'S REPAST IN THE HOUSE OF SIMON THE PHARISEE. Jesus Christ having been invited by a Pharisee named Simon, Behold a woman in the city, which was a sinner, when she knew that Jesus sat at meat in the Pharisee's house, brought an alabaster box of ointment, and stood at his feet behind him weeping, and began to wash his feet with tears, and did wipe them with the hairs of her head, and kissed his feet, and anointed them with the ointment. Now when the Pharisee which had bidden him saw it, he spoke within himself, saying, This man, if he were a prophet, would have known who and what manner of woman this is that toucheth him: for she is a sinner....

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