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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1943.891
People
Pierre-Paul Prud'hon, French (Cluny 1758 - 1823 Paris)
Title
Love Seduces Innocence, Pleasure Leads Them On, Repentance Follows
Other Titles
Original Language Title: L'Amour séduit l'Innocence, le Plaisir l'entraîne, le Repentir suit
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
c. 1810
Culture
French
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Graphite, black ink, and gray wash on cream antique laid paper
Dimensions
50.3 x 39.5 cm (19 13/16 x 15 9/16 in.)
Provenance
Prud'hon to Baron Barthélemey Roger; given by him to Théodore Charpentier; Mme Charpentier; (?) Delestre; his sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, May 14, 1936, no. 88 (Fr 25,000); acquired at that sale through Martin Birnbaum by Grenville L. Winthrop, 1936 ($2,100); his bequest to the Fogg Art Museum, 1943.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop
Accession Year
1943
Object Number
1943.891
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

Exposition des oeuvres de Prud'hon au profit de sa fille, Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Paris, 05/04/1874 - 07/04/1874

Between Reality and Dreams: Nineteenth Century British and French Art from the Winthrop Collection of the Fogg Art Museum, National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo, 09/14/2002 - 12/08/2002

A Private Passion: 19th-Century Paintings and Drawings from the Grenville L. Winthrop Collection, Harvard University, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 10/23/2003 - 01/25/2004

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

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