- Identification and Creation
- Object Number
François-Louis-Joseph Watteau (called Watteau de Lille), French (Valenciennes 1758 - 1823 Lille)
- Blindman's Buff
- Work Type
- c. 1790
- Physical Descriptions
- Black and red chalk, traces of graphite, on two joined sheets of off-white antique laid paper
- 35.2 x 45.1 cm (13 7/8 x 17 3/4 in.)
- Inscriptions and Marks
- inscription: Inscribed on the old mount, lower right, graphite: Watteau. Inscribed on verso of old mount, top, black chalk: Cabinet de M. Boudin-Gavet.
- M. Boudin-Gavet.
W. M. Brady & Co., Inc., New York.
Jeffrey E. Horvitz.
- Acquisition and Rights
- Credit Line
- Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Jeffrey E. Horvitz
- Accession Year
- Object Number
- European and American Art
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- Publication History
Master Drawings 1760-1890, auct. cat., W. M. Brady & Co., Inc. (New York, NY, Spring 1994), no. 5, repr.
Ewa Lajer-Burcharth and Elizabeth M. Rudy, ed., Drawing: The Invention of a Modern Medium, exh. cat., Harvard Art Museums (Cambridge, 2017), pp. 155, 160, 284, repr. p. 152 as fig. 1
- Exhibition History
Drawing: The Invention of a Modern Medium, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 01/21/2017 - 05/07/2017
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