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Catalog Number PAP.Green.1961.009
Title L'Aimable Accord
Artist Tardieu, Elisabeth Catherine Claire, 1731-1773
Artist Troy, Jean François de, 1679-1752
Date n.d.
Description View of a musical trio all reading from sheet music on a stand which is on a circular table; one women is seated and holding a guitar; another women is seated and playing a flute; a man behind them is playing a violin; a curtain is in the left foreground; a statue is in the center background
Object Name Print
Material Ink; Medium Weight Paper
Technique Engraving; Etching
Dimensions H-40.1 W-29.2 cm
Credit line Gift of Beatrice Greenough
Provenance 1961, December 15 - Gift of Beatrice Greenough

The Greenough Estate Collection, including 25 cartons of books and over thirty prints and drawings, was given to the Redwood Library on December 15, 1961 by Beatrice Goelet Greenough (1908-1984) soon after the death of her only child, Gabrielle Ladd (1936-1960). Beatrice was the daughter of William Greenough (1874-1949) and Charlotte Warren (1885-1954) who collected most of the artwork herself. Charlotte was assisted by her father, Whitney Warren, who had donated a scrapbook of his architectural drawings to the Redwood Library.

Beatrice Greenough of Prescott Farm, a Portsmouth, RI resident for many years, died 24 April,1984. She left an uncle, Whitney Warren of San Francisco and two cousins, Michael Lloyd Reeves of Newport and Reginald Reeves of Shrewsbury, Massachusetts.
Signed Name De Troy Pinx - Elis. Cath. le Tournay Sc
Signed Name Location Lower Left and Right
Additional Inscriptions and Marks upper left, in pencil: #9

back, in pencil: [illegible]
Inscription Location Below Print
Inscriptions and Marks lower left: De Troy Pinx
lower center: L'Aimable Accord || A Amsterdam, ches Fouquet Junior || et A Paris, ches Basan, Graveur, rue St Jacques
lower right: Elis. Cath. le Tournay Sc
Collection Works on Paper - Greenough Collection
People Greenough, Beatrice, 1908-1984
Tardieu, Elisabeth Catherine Claire, 1731-1773
Troy, Jean François de, 1679-1752
Notes n.d.
Related Publications Temple, Alfred George. 1902. Catalogue of the exhibition of a selection of works by French and English painters of the eighteenth century: with descriptive and biographical notes. London: Art Gallery of the Corporation of London]. 24.

"16. L'AIMABLE ACCORD. || By JEAN FRANCOIS DE TROY.
Canvas 76 x 52 inches. Lent by M. Wildenstein. || Engraved by CATHERINE DE TOURNAY. || Jean Francois De Troy, born 1679, in Paris, died 1752. Pupil of his father, who sent him to Italy, where he stayed for four years, obtaining, by the assistance of the Marquis de Villecerf, a royal pension. He was recalled to Paris, by his father, in 1708, and became a member of the Academy. He painted a series of designs for tapestry for Louis XIV, and several large works for the Hotel de Ville. In 1738, the King appointed him Director of the French Academy in Rome, where he executed another set of cartoons, from the history of Jason. Many of his easel pictures are in French galleries."