LEMOYNE, François
(b. 1688, Paris, d. 1737, Paris)

Time Saving Truth from Falsehood and Envy

Oil on canvas, 149 x 114 cm, enlarged to 181 x 148 cm
Wallace Collection, London

This is Lemoyne's last picture, on which he had been working within hours of taking his own life. It was enlarged c. 1760 to make up a set of four Lemoynes then owned by the financier Bouret.

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