PATER, Jean Baptiste Joseph
(b. 1695, Valenciennes, d. 1736, Paris)
The Chinese Hunt1736
Oil on canvas, 55 x 46 cm
Musée du Louvre, Paris
This painting is a sketch for a panel which was commissioned in 1736 by Louis XV for the Petite Galerie in Versailles. The Gallery was decorated with exotic hunting scenes by Boucher, Lancret and others.