The French Lesson Interrupted
Jacobus Buys (Amsterdam 1724 – Amsterdam 1801)
Oil painting on panel, The French Lesson Interrupted by Jacob Buys (Amsterdam 1724 – Amsterdam 1801), bottom left: J. Buys F 1774. A scene, possibly from a play, with fashionable figures in an interior.
Sir John Murray Scott sale, Christie's, 27 June 1913, lot 140, with companion: bought by [Charles?] Davis, [...];bequeathed by Maurice Egerton, 4th Baron Egerton of Tatton (1874 - 1958) to the National Trust with the house, gardens and contents of Tatton Park
Makers and roles
Jacobus Buys (Amsterdam 1724 – Amsterdam 1801), artist of original