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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1972.324
People
Claude-Jean-Baptiste Hoin, French (Dijon 1750 - 1817 Dijon)
Title
Portrait of Two Men
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
c. 1804
Culture
French
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Black chalk and black-chalk sauce, heightened with white chalk, on cream wove paper, prepared with blue ground
Dimensions
39 x 52 cm (15 3/8 x 20 1/2 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • watermark: none
  • inscription: none
Provenance
Paul Royer-Collard, Paris (by 1900); George and Florence Blumenthal, New York (by 1930); Jesse Isidor Straus, New York (by 1958); sale, Sotheby’s, New York, 21 October 1970, lot 29; Robert M. Light, Santa Barbara; Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Robert M. Light as a token of appreciation for the outstanding contributions to Harvard and the Fogg Art Museum of Agnes Mongan, inv. no. 1972.324
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Robert M. Light as a token of appreciation for the outstanding contributions to Harvard and the Fogg Art Museum of Agnes Mongan
Accession Year
1972
Object Number
1972.324
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Stella Rubinstein-Bloch, Catalogue of the Collection of George and Florence Blumenthal, A. Lévy (Paris), vol. 5, cat. no. 35

Baron Roger Portalis, "Claude Hoin", Gazette des Beaux-Arts, Gazette des Beaux-Arts (Paris, 1900), ser. 3, vol. 23, pp. 203-16, p. 207

Baron Roger Portalis, Claude Hoin (1750-1817): gouaches, pastels, miniatures, Gazette des Beaux-Arts (Paris, 1900), p. 43

André Weil, Claude Hoin, peintre de monsieur (1750-1817): peintures, gouaches, dessins, miniatures, gravures, exh. cat., Galerie André Weil (Paris, 1934), cat. no. 47

Agnes Mongan, De Clouet a Matisse: Dessins français des collections américaines, exh. cat., Musée de l'Orangerie (Paris, 1958), cat. no. 61, n.p.

Agnes Mongan, Van Clouet tot Matisse: tentoonstelling van franse tekeningen uit amerikaanse collecties, exh. cat., Museum Boymans (Rotterdam, 1958), cat. no. 61, n.p.

Agnes Mongan, French Drawings from American Collections: Clouet to Matisse, exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, 1959), cat. no. 61, pp. 58-59

"Acquisitions", Annual Report (Fogg Art Museum), ed. Daniel Robbins, Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, 1972-1974), pp. 94-139, p. 113

Ewa Lajer-Burcharth and Elizabeth M. Rudy, ed., Drawing: The Invention of a Modern Medium, exh. cat., Harvard Art Museums (Cambridge, 2017), pp. 72, 281, repr. p. 72 as fig. 4

Exhibition History

Claude Hoin, peintre de monsieur (1750-1817): peintures, gouaches, dessins, miniatures, gravures, Galerie André Weil, 11/27/1934 - 12/15/1934

French Drawings from American Collections: Clouet to Matisse, Museum Boymans, Rotterdam, 07/31/1958 - 09/28/1958; Musée de l'Orangerie, Paris, 10/24/1958 - 01/02/1959; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 02/03/1959 - 03/15/1959

Drawing: The Invention of a Modern Medium, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 01/21/2017 - 05/07/2017

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