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View of a Park

Artist:
Jean Honoré Fragonard (French, Grasse 1732–1806 Paris)
Date:
late 1770s
Medium:
Black chalk with gray wash and touches of green and pink watercolor over pencil underdrawing; verso: black chalk.
Dimensions:
13 15/16 x 16 15/16 in. (35.4 x 43 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Robert Lehman Collection, 1975
Accession Number:
1975.1.628
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 693
Baronne de Ruble, Paris; Madame la Baronne de Ruble, Paris, 1889; René Gimpel, Paris(?); Alfred Beurdeley, Paris (Lugt 421 in the lower left and right corners on the recto); Beurdeley sale, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, 13-15 March 1905, lot 80, color ill.; Walter Gay, Paris (d. 1938); [Galeirie André Weil, Paris]; in Germany during World War II; César de Hauke, Paris. Acquired by Robert Lehman from De Hauke in March 1953.
Eunice Williams. Drawings by Fragonard in North American Collections. Exh. cat., Washington and Cambridge, MA, 1979, pp. 106-107, cat no. 39.

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, pp. 534-535, cat no. 274.

Perrin Stein and Mary Tavener Holmes. "Exh. cat." Eighteenth-Century French Drawings in New York Collections. Exh. cat., New York, 1999, pp. 168-170, cat no. 72.

Fragonard: Poesie & Leidenschaft. Exh. cat., Berlin and Munich: Staatliche Kunsthalle Karlsruhe and Deutscher Kunstverlag GmbH, 2013, p. 235, under no. 23, fig. 23.1a and b.



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