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Winged Putti with Flowers

François Boucher (French, Paris 1703–1770 Paris)

Date:
ca. 1750
Medium:
Black chalk, brush and gray wash, and white chalk
Dimensions:
8 5/16 x 9 1/4 in. (21.1 x 23.5 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles K. Lock, 1960
Accession Number:
60.175.1
  • Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings

    Inscription: In pen and brown ink at lower left: "Boucher"

  • Provenance

    Donor: Charles K. Lock

  • Exhibition History

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," May 3, 1999–July 25, 1999.

  • Catalogue Raisonné

    Ananoff 355/2; Bean and Turcic 1986.29

  • References

    Jacob Bean, Lawrence Turcic 15th-18th Century French Drawings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1986, cat. no. 29, p. 37, ill.

    Alexandre Ananoff, Daniel Wildenstein François Boucher. 2 vols., Lausanne and Paris, 1976, cat. no. 355/2, fig. no. 1047, p. 58 (vol. 2), ill.

    Beverly Schreiber Jacoby François Boucher's Early Development as a Draughtsman, 1720-1734. New York and London, 1986, fig. no. 14, p. 270, ill.

    Pierre Rosenberg François Boucher 1703-1770. Ex. cat.: MMA, February 17-May 4, 1986; The Detroit Institute of Arts, May 27-August 17, 1986; Réunion des musees nationaux, Grand Palais, Paris, September 19, 1986-January 5, 1987. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1986, cat. no. 58, fig. no. 169, p. 250, ill.

    Alastair Laing The Drawings of François Boucher. New York, 2003, cat. no. 45, pp. 132-133, ill.



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