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
64.4 x 53.9 cm (25 3/8 x 21 1/4 in.)
Acquisition 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

Neil Jeffares, Dictionary of Pastellists before 1800, Unicorn Press (London, 2006), p. 290

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

Artstor Digital Library

Google Art Project

Verification Level

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