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The Education of a Dog

Artist:
Copy after Jean Honoré Fragonard (French, Grasse 1732–1806 Paris)
Date:
n.d.
Medium:
Black chalk, brush and brown wash
Dimensions:
9 7/16 x 13 3/4 in. (24 x 35 cm.)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wrightsman, 1976
Accession Number:
1976.155.1
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed on mount in graphite at lower right, "after FRAGONARD"

In brush and brown wash at lower left, "Fragonard"

Marking: False collector's stamp of Marius Paulme (Lugt 4086) at lower right corner.
Private Collection, Amboise; Wildenstein & Co., Inc. (New York); Donor: Charles and Jayne Wrightsman
Ananoff 1961.589
Alexandre Ananoff L'oeuvre dessiné de Jean-Honoré Fragonard (1732-1806) Catalogue raisonné. Paris, 1961-1970, cat. no. 589, fig. no. 184, p. 25, vol. 2, ill.

Everett Fahy The Wrightsman Collection. vol. 5, London, 1973, cat. no. 37, pp. 337-339, ill.

"Departmental Accessions: Drawings." in Annual Report of the Trustees of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, July 1, 1975 - June 30, 1976. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, no. 106, New York, 1976, p. 36.

Geraldine Norman "More than 30 "Fragonard" Drawings may be Fakes." The Times. March 8, 1978. London, 1978, p. 16.



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