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View of a Park

Artist:
Jean Honoré Fragonard (French, Grasse 1732–1806 Paris)
Date:
ca. 1757–59
Medium:
Black chalk, gray wash, touches of black and brown wash, framing lines in pen and black ink
Dimensions:
10 3/4 x 15 1/2 in. (27.3 x 39.4 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1952
Accession Number:
52.14
Not on view
Inscription: on verso in graphite: W.C.A. 1329
Comte de Montesquiou; Otto Wertheimer, Paris (1878–1972)by 1951; Vendor: Knoedler and Co.
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. "Drawings by Fragonard in North American Collections, Washington, Cambridge and New York, 1979," November 19, 1978–January 21, 1979.

Fogg Museum, Harvard Art Museums. "Drawings by Fragonard in North American Collections, Washington, Cambridge and New York, 1979," February 16, 1979–April 1, 1979.

The Frick Collection. "Drawings by Fragonard in North American Collections, Washington, Cambridge and New York, 1979," April 20, 1979–June 3, 1979.

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. "Three Masters of Landscape, Richmond, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts," November 10, 1981–December 27, 1981.

Réunion des Musées Nationaux - Grand Palais. "Fragonard," September 24, 1987–January 4, 1988.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Fragonard," February 2, 1988–May 8, 1988.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," January 5, 1998–March 8, 1998.

Bean and Turcic 1986.115
Alexandre Ananoff L'oeuvre dessiné de Jean-Honoré Fragonard (1732-1806): Catalogue raisonné. vol. 4, Paris, 1970, cat. no. 2215, p. 105.

Eunice Williams, National Gallery of Art Drawings by Fragonard in North American Collections. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1978, cat. no. 6, ill.

Jean Montague Massengale "Current and Forthcoming Exhibitions: Drawings by Fragonard in North American Collections" Burlington Magazine. vol. 121, London, 1979, pp. 271-272.

Pinkney L. Near Three Masters of Landscape. Exh. cat., Richmond, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Richmond, 1981, cat. no. 8, p. 23, 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. 115, pp. 110-111, ill.

Jean-Pierre Cuzin "Fragonard dans les musées français: quelques tableaux reconsidérés ou discutésde France" La Revue du Louvre et des Musées. XXXVIe année, Paris, 1986, pp. 58 and 61.

Pierre Rosenberg, Katharine Baetjer Fragonard. Ex. cat.: Grand Palais, Paris, 24 Sept. 1987-4 Jan. 1988 and Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2 Feb.-8 May, 1988. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Paris and New York, 1987, cat. no. 38, pp. 116-117, ill.



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