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The Laundress


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French (Tournus 1725 - 1805 Paris)
The Laundress, c. 1761
Alternate Title: The Washerwoman
Painting
French
,
18th century
Oil on canvas
sight: 39.2 x 31 cm (15 7/16 x 12 3/16 in.)
frame: 62.2 x 52.1 x 7.6 cm (24 1/2 x 20 1/2 x 3 in.)
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Charles E. Dunlap
, 1957.181
Department of Paintings, Sculpture & Decorative Arts
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Bibliography
Edgar Peters Bowron, European Paintings Before 1900 in the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 1990)

Richard Rand, Intimate Encounters: Love and Domesticity in Eighteenth-century France, exh. cat., Princeton University Press (Princeton, NJ, 1997), no. 30, pp. 157-159, repr. in color

John Goodman, "Sex, gender, and genre", Apollo, Apollo Magazine Limited (London, July 1998), 148, 437, 52-53, pp. 52-53, ill. as Fig. 2 on p. 53

Colin B. Bailey, Jean-Baptiste Greuze: The Laundress, J. Paul Getty Museum (Los Angeles, CA, 2000), pp. 20-22, repr. in color as fig. 17

Alvin L. Clark, Jr., "To Delight the Eye": French Drawings and Paintings from the Collection of Charles E. Dunlap, brochure, Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 2005), repr. in color p. 5 as fig. 5; checklist no. 6, p. 11

Paintings, Drawings, and Sculpture from the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, exh. cat., Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, CT, 1967)

Exhibition History
Paintings, Drawings, Sculpture from the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, 10/12/1967 - 12/03/1967
Ideal (Dis-)Placements: Old Masters at the Pulitzer, Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts, St. Louis, 10/24/2008 - 10/03/2009
Masterpieces of European Art, Busch-Reisinger Museum, Cambridge, 06/22/1985 - 09/15/1985
"To Delight the Eye": French Drawings and Paintings from the Collection of Charles E. Dunlap, Harvard University Art Museums, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 12/17/2005 - 03/12/2006, 6
Ancient to Modern, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 01/31/2012 - 06/01/2013