Neapolitan Fandango

Oil on canvas
31.8 x 39.5 cms (12 1/2 x 15 1/2 inches)
Essay: 

Engraved by Réveil and datable to 1805-10.

We are grateful for Claudine Lebrun Jouve for her kind assistance in cataloguing this painting.

Provenance: 

Taunay sale, Paris, 28th Feb 1831, no.24 (withdrawn);
Sale of Taunay's widow, Paris, 3rd June 1835, no.22;
1835 given by Mme Taunay to her nephew Rondel;
Rondel sale, Paris, 27th December 1869, lot 4;
Tencé sale, Paris (Féral, Martin, Chevallier), 12th Dec 1881, no.53 "Danseurs espagnols";
Sale Gasquet, Paris (Lasquin, Bonnin, Chevallier), 9th March 1888, lot 50;
Private Collection, UK

Literature: 

Duchesne et Réveil, 1831, t.XI (pl.785);
Afonso d' Escragnolle Taunay, 1912, p.65;
Claudine Lebrun-Jouve, Nicolas-Antoine Taunay, 1755-1830, Paris, Athena, 2002, p.270, no. P593