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The Fortune Teller

Artist:
François Boucher (French, Paris 1703–1770 Paris)
Former Attribution:
Formerly attributed to Jean Honoré Fragonard (French, Grasse 1732–1806 Paris)
Date:
18th century
Medium:
Pen and black ink, with brush and gray wash, watercolor, and gouache, over black chalk underdrawing
Dimensions:
6 5/8 x 11 in. (16.8 x 27.9 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. O'Donnell Hoover, 1960
Accession Number:
60.176.3
Not on view
Donor: Mrs. O'Donnell Hoover
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Eighteenth-Century French Drawings in New York Collections," February 3, 1999–April 25, 1999.

"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.

Alastair Laing "New York French eighteenth-century drawings." Burlington Magazine. vol. 141, no. 1155, London, June 1999, fig. no. 82, pp. 379, 380, ill.

Perrin Stein, Mary Tavener Holmes Eighteenth-Century French Drawings in New York Collections Exh. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1999, cat. no. 12, pp. 26-28, ill.

Françoise Joulie Boucher et les peintres du nord. Exh. cat., Dijon, Musée Magnin, 8 octobre-14 décembre, 2004 : Londres, the Wallace Collection, 6 janvier-6 mars 2005. 2004, fig. no. 21, p. 61, ill.



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