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Hercules and Cacus, after Annibale Carracci; Destruction of Enceladus, after Agostino Carracci

Jean Honoré Fragonard (French, Grasse 1732–1806 Paris)

Date:
1761
Medium:
Black chalk on paper
Dimensions:
8 1/16 x 11 9/16 in. (20.4 x 29.3 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Paul Moore, 1960
Accession Number:
60.53
  • Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings

    Inscription: Inscribed in black chalk at lower left: augustin Carrache; in black chalk at lower center: Palais Sampieri/Bologna; in black chalk at lower right: Annibal Carrache

  • Provenance

    Donor: Mrs. Paul Moore

  • Exhibition History

    Dayton Art Institute. "French Artists in Italy, 1600-1900," October 15, 1971–November 28, 1971.

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," January 6, 1997–April 13, 1997.

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," April 10, 2006–July 9, 2006.

  • Catalogue Raisonné

    Bean and Turcic 1986.111, Ananoff vol. 2, no. 1052 and Ananoff vol. 3, pg. 335 (called Hercule et Jupiter)

  • References

    "Ninetieth Annual Report of the Trustees, for the Fiscal Year 1959-1960." in The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, n.s. vol. 19, no. 2, New York, October 1960, p. 35.

    Jacob Bean, Lawrence Turcic 15th-18th Century French Drawings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1986, cat. no. 111, pp. 107-108, ill.

    Baron Roger Portalis Honoré Fragonard, sa vie et son oeuvre. vol. 2, Paris, 1889, p. 301.

    Jane van Nuis Cahill French Artists in Italy, 1600-1900. Exh. cat. The Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, OH. Dayton, Ohio, 1971, cat. no. 16, fig. no. pl. 16, p. 12, ill.

    Eunice Williams Drawings by Fragonard in North American Collections. Washington and Cambridge, MA, 1979, cat. no. 11, pp. 48-49, ill.

    Pierre Rosenberg, Barbara Brejon de Lavergnée Saint-Non, Fragonard. Panopticon italiano. Un diario di viaggio ritrovato, 1759-1761. Rome, 1986, cat. no. 263, fig. no. fig. 1, pp. 81, 398, ill.

    Pierre Rosenberg, Barbara Brejon de Lavergnée Saint-Non, Fragonard, Panopticon Italiano: Un diario di viaggio ritrovato 1759-1761. Rome, 2000, cat. no. 263, fig. no. fig. 1, pp. 81, 398, ill.



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