- Identification and Creation
- Object Number
Jean-Honoré Fragonard, French (Grasse 1732 - 1806 Paris)
- Landscape; verso: Composition Study
- Work Type
- sketchbook page, drawing
- c. 1758
- Physical Descriptions
- Red chalk on off-white antique laid paper; verso: brown ink
- 16.5 x 24.3 cm (6 1/2 x 9 9/16 in.)
- Jean-Honoré Fragonard, by descent to heirs?.
Georges Huot, great-grandson of J.-H. Fragonard, sold to George S. Hellman.
George S. Hellman, New York, sold at Kende Galleries.
Kende Galleries, 1952, sold at auction. sale, April 10, 1952, lot 75
Martin Reymert and Gerald Norman, New York and London, sold to Fogg Art Museum.
- Acquisition and Rights
- Credit Line
- Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Louise Haskell Daly Fund
- Accession Year
- Object Number
- European and American Art
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- Publication History
Eunice Williams, Drawings by Fragonard in North American Collections, exh. cat., National Gallery of Art (Washington, 1978), cat. no. 15, repr.
Jean-Pierre Cuzin, Jean-Honoré Fragonard, Life and Work: Complete Catalogue of the Oil Paintings, Harry N. Abrams, Inc. (New York, 1988), fig. 106 (verso)
Eunice Williams, "Gens, Honorez Fragonard!": Works from the Collections of Harvard University and Harvard Friends, brochure, Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, 1993), checklist no. 2 (verso), repr.
- Exhibition History
“Gens, Honorez Fragonard!”: Works from the Collection of Harvard University and Harvard Friends, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 05/15/1993 - 07/11/1993
HAA 271x The Origins of Modernity: The "New" 18th Century Rotation #1: Large Niche (S426A) Spring 2011, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 01/14/2011 - 03/05/2011
Drawing: The Invention of a Modern Medium, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 01/21/2017 - 05/07/2017
- Related Works
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