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Design for two spandrels with winged figures

Artist:
François Boucher (French, Paris 1703–1770 Paris)
Date:
18th century
Medium:
Black and white chalk on blue paper
Dimensions:
13 3/4 x 7 3/4 in. (34.9 x 19.7 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1968
Accession Number:
68.80.1
Not on view
Inscription: Written on verso in pen and brown ink: "F. Boucher".

Marking: Collector's mark of Marquis Ph. de Chennevières, Paris and Bellesme, stamped in black at lower left corner (Lugt 2073); Collector's mark of Baron R. Portalis, stamped in black at lower right corner (Lugt 2232)
Philippe de Chennevières (1820–1899); Baron Roger Portalis (1841–1912); Charles-Frédéric Mewès (Strasbourg 1860–1914 Paris); Vendor: Wynne R.H. Jeudwine (British, 1920–1984)
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. "François Boucher in North American Collections," December 23, 1973–March 17, 1974.

Art Institute of Chicago. "François Boucher in North American Collections," April 4, 1974–May 12, 1974.

Bean and Turcic 1986.37
Wynne R.H. Jeudwine Exhibition of Old Master Drawings. L'Art Ancien, Zurich, Switzerland, London, 1968, cat. no. 16, fig. no. Plate VI, ill.

Regina Shoolman Slatkin François Boucher in North American Collections: 100 Drawings. Exh. cat., National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., December 23, 1973-March 17, 1974; Art Institute of Chicago, April 4-May 12, 1974. Washington D.C., 1973, cat. no. 16, p. 22, 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. 37, p. 42, ill.

Louis-Antoine Prat, Laurence Lhinares La collection Chennevières: Quatre siècles de dessins français. Paris, 2007, pp. 562-563.



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