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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: Inscribed on verso in graphite: W.C.A. 1329
Comte de Montesquiou; Otto Wertheimer, Paris (1878–1972)by 1951; Vendor: Knoedler and Co.
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.

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

Eunice Williams Drawings by Fragonard in North American Collections. Washington and Cambridge, MA, 1979, cat. no. 6, pp. 38-39, ill.

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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