Portrait Of Jean-Charles Garnier, Seigneur D'isle
© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
1943.863
People
Maurice-Quentin de La Tour, French (Saint-Quentin 1704 - 1788 Saint-Quentin)
Title
Portrait of Jean-Charles Garnier, Seigneur d'Isle
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
c. 1751
Culture
French
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Pastel on paper mounted on canvas, paper wrapped around stretcher
Dimensions
actual: 64.4 x 53.9 cm (25 3/8 x 21 1/4 in.)
Aquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop
Accession Year
1943
Object Number
1943.863
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
Publication History

Edward Saywell, "Behind the Line: The Materials and Techniques of Old Master Drawings", Harvard University Art Museums Bulletin, Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 1998), vol. VI, no. 2, pp. 7-29, checklist no. 44, p. 29, p. 21 and p. 25, fn. 27, fig. 20

Katharine Baetjer and Marjorie Shelley, "Pastel Portraits: Images of 18th-Century Europe", exh. cat. (Spring 2011), p. 29

Exhibition History

Behind the Line: The Materials and Techniques of Old Master Drawings, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 10/03/1998 - 12/30/1998

Subjects and Contexts

Collection Highlights

Verification Level

3 - Good. Object is well described and information is vetted