- Identification and Creation
- Object Number
Jean-Honoré Fragonard, French (Grasse 1732 - 1806 Paris)
- Composition Study; verso: Composition Study
- Work Type
- sketchbook page, drawing
- c. 1758
- Physical Descriptions
- Brown ink on off-white antique laid paper; verso: brown ink, brown wash, and red chalk
- actual: 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
Ewa Lajer-Burcharth, "Genre and Sex", French Genre Painting in the Eighteenth Century, ed. Philip Conisbee, National Gallery of Art/Yale University Press (Washington, DC, 2007), pp. 201-219, p. 213, verso repr. fig. 15
- Exhibition History
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
- Related Works
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