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Pygmalion and Galatea

Artist:
François Boucher (French, Paris 1703–1770 Paris)
Medium:
Brown chalk
Dimensions:
13 7/8 x 8 3/4 in. (35.2 x 22.2 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. O'Donnell Hoover, 1960
Accession Number:
60.176.1
Not on view
Inscription: On back of frame: "Pygmalion and Galatea" (Composition for the "Metamorphoses d'Ovide")
Alphonse Trézel (French)ParisRef: 60.176.1 - Trézel sale, Paris, Galerie Jean Charpentier, May 17, 1935, no. 23, repr.; Mrs. O'Donnell Hoover
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," July 15, 2002–October 6, 2002.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," February 11, 2014–April 28, 2014.

Ananoff 240/1; Bean and Turcic 1986.31
Alexandre Ananoff, Daniel Wildenstein François Boucher. 2 vols., Lausanne and Paris, 1976, cat. no. 240/1, fig. no. 721, p. 355, vol. 1, 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. 31, p. 38, ill.

"Curatorial Reports and Departmental Accessions: Drawings." in Annual Report of the Trustees of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, July 1, 1989 - June 30, 1990. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, no. 120, New York, 1990, p. 20.

"Boucher's Late Brown Chalk Composition Drawings." Master Drawings. vol. 30, 1992, fig. no. 8, p. 263, ill.



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