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The Draftsman

Artist:
Jean Honoré Fragonard (French, Grasse 1732–1806 Paris)
Date:
1770s
Medium:
Black chalk
Dimensions:
14 15/16 x 9 13/16 in. (38 x 25 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Robert Lehman Collection, 1975
Accession Number:
1975.1.626
Not on view
Inscription: Annotated on the lower right edge of the mat: Fragonard
Gabriel Huquier (1695-1772), Paris (Lugt 1285 at the lower left on the recto); Emmanuel de Ghendt, Ghent; Ghendt sale, Ghent, 15-22 November 1779, lot 266 (to Desmarest[?]); Camille Groult, Paris; sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 26 March 1953, lot 90, ill.; [Galerie André Weil, Paris]. Acquired by Robert Lehman from Weil in March 1953.
Eunice Williams. Drawings by Fragonard in North American Collections. Exh. cat., Washington and Cambridge, MA, 1979, pp. 70-71, cat. no. 21.

Jean Montague Massengale. "Burlington Magazine." Current and Forthcoming Exhibitions: Drawings by Fragonard in North American Collections, vol. 121 (1979), p. 271, fig. 102.

Denys Sutton. "Ex. cat." Fragonard. Exh. cat., Tokyo, 1980, n.p, cat no. 140.

Pierre Rosenberg and Katharine Baetjer. "Ex. cat.: Grand Palais, Paris, 24 Sept. 1987-4 Jan. 1988 and Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2 Feb.-8 May, 1988." Fragonard. Exh. cat., Paris and New York, 1987, p. 318, cat no. 151.

Perrin Stein, Marie-Anne Dupuy-Vachey, Eunice Williams, Kelsey Brosnan. Fragonard--Drawing Triumphant. Exh. cat., New York, 2016.

Louis-Antoine Prat. Le Dessin Français au XVIIIe siècle. Paris, 2017.



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