"Louis-jean François Lagrenée, Two Angels Bringing A Crown To San Sebastian."Oil on canvas mounted on 35 cm x 29 cm cardboard. Healthy and clean paint layer. Old key frame with its original gilding. Provenance: appears in the "State of the painting made by Mr. Lagrenée since his return from Rome", under the number 344 ("Small painting representing Saint-Sébastien to which two angels present the palm and the crown of martyrdom"). Mentioned in the artist's after-death inventory in 1805, n ° 36, prized 12 francs. Mentioned in the inventory after death of his wife, in 1814, n ° 36, prized 12 francs. Sale after death of the artist's wife, Paris, Hôtel de Bullion, Me Merault, November 12, 1814, n ° 8 (hanging with the "Madeleine in prayer"), sold for 48 francs to the painter's brother, Jean -Jacques Lagrenée, with his pendant. Exhibitions: Salon of 1795, Paris, n ° 278 (hanging with the "Dream of the Madeleine in the desert"). Bibliography: -Edmond de Goncourt, "State of the paintings made by Mr. Lagrenée since his return to Rome", in "Art", 1877, t.IV, p.238. -Edmond and Jules de Goncourt, "Intimate portraits of the 18th century", Paris, 1878, p. 355, no.344. - Marc Sandoz, "Les Lagrenée, I. Louis (Jean, François) Lagrenée (1725-1805)", Paris, 1983, p. 294, no.399.