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Study of the left hand of Mme de Pompadour

Artist:
François Boucher (French, Paris 1703–1770 Paris)
Date:
18th century
Medium:
Black chalk with slight touches of red chalk, heightened with white.
Dimensions:
8 11/16 x 11 13/16 in. (22.1 x 30 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1955
Accession Number:
55.214
Not on view
Vendor: Charles E. Slatkin
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. "François Boucher in North American Collections," December 23, 1973–March 17, 1974.

Art Institute of Chicago. "François Boucher in North American Collections," April 4, 1974–May 12, 1974.

Ananoff 475/2; Bean and Turcic 1986.30
Charles E. Slatkin François Boucher, An Exhibition of Prints and Drawings. Ex. cat., Jan. 28 - Feb. 23. New York, 1957, cat. no. 29, fig. no. pl. XIX.

Regina Shoolman Slatkin François Boucher in North American Collections: 100 Drawings. Exh. cat., National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., December 23, 1973-March 17, 1974; Art Institute of Chicago, April 4-May 12, 1974. Washington D.C., 1973, cat. no. 72, p. 94, ill.

Alexandre Ananoff, Daniel Wildenstein François Boucher. 2 vols., Lausanne and Paris, 1976, cat. no. 475/2, fig. no. 1319, vol 2: pp. 150, , ill.

Jacob Bean, Lawrence Turčić 15th-18th Century French Drawings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1986, cat. no. 30, p. 37, 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. 64, fig. no. 178, p. 269, ill.



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