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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1968.42.28
People
Jean-Honoré Fragonard, French (Grasse 1732 - 1806 Paris)
Title
Landscape; verso: Landscape
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing, sketchbook page
Date
c. 1758
Culture
French
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Red chalk on off-white antique laid paper; verso: graphite
Dimensions
16.5 x 24.3 cm (6 1/2 x 9 9/16 in.)
Provenance
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
Ira Spanierman.
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
1968
Object Number
1968.42.28
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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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.

Dore Ashton, Fragonard in the Universe of Painting, Smithsonian Institution Press (Washington, D.C. and London, 1988), pp. 69, 71, fig. 8

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 (recto)

"Fragonard in Detail", Differences (Fall 2003), vol. 14, pp. 34-56, pp. 38-39, fig. 5

Ewa Lajer-Burcharth and Elizabeth M. Rudy, ed., Drawing: The Invention of a Modern Medium, exh. cat., Harvard Art Museums (Cambridge, 2017), pp. 138, 283, repr. p. 139 as fig. 4

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

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