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Seated female nude

Artist:
François Boucher (French, Paris 1703–1770 Paris)
Date:
1742
Medium:
Red chalk, heightened with white on beige paper
Dimensions:
12 3/8 x 10 3/8 in. (31.5 x 26.4 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Bequest of Walter C. Baker, 1971
Accession Number:
1972.118.197
Not on view
Donor: Walter C. Baker (American, 1893–1971)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Walter C. Baker Collection of Master Drawings," June 2, 1960–September 4, 1960.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "French Drawings Recently Acquired, 1975-1984," November 27, 1984–February 10, 1985.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "15th–18th Century French Drawings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art," September 18, 1986–January 4, 1987.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selection from the Permanent Collection," September 28, 2015–January 7, 2016.

Ananoff 1980.220; MMA 39; Bean and Turcic 1986.27
French Master Drawings, Renaissance to Modern, Charles E. Slatkin Galleries. A Loan Exhibition. Charles E. Slatkin Galleries, New York, February - March 1959, cat. no. 44, ill.

Alexandre Ananoff L'oeuvre dessiné de François Boucher (1703-1770): Catalogue raisonné. vol. 1, Paris, 1966, cat. no. 709.

Alexandre Ananoff, Daniel Wildenstein François Boucher. 2 vols., Lausanne and Paris, 1976, fig. no. 657, pp. 329, 330, ill.

Alexandre Ananoff, Daniel Wildenstein L'opera completa di Boucher. Milan, 1980, cat. no. 220.

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. 27, p. 36, 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, fig. no. 169, p. 250, ill.

Colin B. Bailey Les Amours des Dieux, La Peinture Mythologique de Watteau à David. Exh. cat. Paris, Fort-Worth and Philadelphia, 1991-1992, fig. no. 5, pp. 296, 299.



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