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La Folie

Artist:
Jean François Janinet (French, Paris 1752–1814 Paris)
Artist:
After François Boucher (French, Paris 1703–1770 Paris)
Date:
ca. 1777
Medium:
Colored etching with aquatint
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 13/16 × 7 3/4 in. (25 × 19.7 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Bequest of Susan Dwight Bliss, 1967
Accession Number:
67.630.120
Not on view
Inscription: At lower left: Fragonard pinx
At lower right: P. Janinet Sculp.
At bottom center: LA FOLIE

Marking: On verso at bottom center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
On verso at lower left: FRH Collector's stamp of Frederick R. Halsey
On verso at left center in ink: J'e essaulez [?]
Frederic R. Halsey (American, 1847–1918); Frederic R. Halsey Sale, Anderson Galleries, New York, Part III, Dec. 13, 1916, lot 481 (bt. Kennedy & Co.); Bishop Sale American Art Association, Anderson Galleries, November 21st and 22nd, 1935; Donor: Susan Dwight Bliss
Portalis & Beraldi II.477.26; Bishop Sale (1935) I.59.97; Widener Cat. 202; Portalis (Frag.) 87
Anderson Galleries, New York, Frederic R. Halsey Frederick R. Halsey Collection of Prints. Parts I-XIII Anderson Galleries, New York. 1916–19, Part III, Dec. 11-15, 1916, p. 82, lot 481.

American Art Association Anderson Galleries, New York French XVIII Century Color Prints...and Original Drawings: The Cortlandt F. Bishop Collection. 1935, cat. no. 97, p. 59.



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