Still Life with Bowl of Bitter Oranges and a Lemon
Louise Moillon (French, 1610-1696)
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  • Artist Name: Louise Moillon (French, 1610-1696)
  • Title: Still Life with Bowl of Bitter Oranges and a Lemon
  • Date: 1634
  • Medium: Oil on panel
  • Dimensions: 18-1/4 x 25-1/2 in. (46.4 x 64.8 cm)
  • Credit Line: The Norton Simon Foundation
  • Accession Number: F.1972.38.P
  • Copyright: © The Norton Simon Foundation

Object Information

Mme. Pierre Lamy, Paris, by 1960.
[Herner Wengraf, Ltd., London, offered June 1972 and subsequently sold September 1972 to];
The Norton Simon Foundation.

La nature morte et son inspiration

  • Paris, Galerie André Weil, 1960 to 1960


  • London, Herner Wengraf, 1971 to


  • London, Herner Wengraf, 1972 to

[on loan]

  • Phoenix, Phoenix Art Museum, 1972-09-07 to

[on loan]

  • Princeton University Art Museum, 1973-04-30 to

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  • Norton Simon Museum, 2003-11-07 to 2004-02-23

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  • California Palace of the Legion of Honor, 1974-10-19 to 1976-06-15

All Consuming: Art and the Essence of Food

  • Norton Simon Museum, 2023-04-14 to 2023-08-14
  • Wilhelm, J., L'Oeil, no. 21 p. 6
  • Benedict, Kurt, Maanblad voor Beeldende Kunst, 1948, pp. 29-30
  • Faré, Michel, La Nature Morte en France, 1962, pp. 373, opp. p. 88
  • Harris, Ann Sutherland; and Linda Nochlin, Women Artists: 1550-1950, 1978, no. 3 p. 141
  • Rosenberg, Pierre, France in the Golden Age: Seventeenth-Century French Paintings in American Collections, 1982, no. 2 p. 366
  • Wright, Christopher, The French Painters of the Seventeenth Century, 1985, p. 234
  • Monique Crick (author of the essay), Societe des Amis du Musee de la Compagnie des Indes (Annual publication of essays), 2002, fig. 5 p. 41
  • Alsina, Domenique, Louyse Moillion (Paris, vers 1610-1696) La nature morte au Grand Siècle, 2009, fig. XX p.143, no. 20
  • Campbell, Sara, Collector Without Walls: Norton Simon and His Hunt for the Best, 2010, cat. 849 p. 344

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