Quantcast

A Fisherman Leaning on an Oar

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

Date:
1774
Medium:
Red chalk
Dimensions:
sheet: 19 7/8 x 15 1/16 in. (50.5 x 38.3 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Purchase, Walter and Leonore Annenberg and The Annenberg Foundation Gift, 2006
Accession Number:
2006.353.2
  • Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings

    Inscription: in pen and brown ink at lower left, “fragonard pere fecit”
    in black chalk at lower right, “fragonard”

  • Provenance

    Pierre Jacques Onésyme Bergeret de Grancourt (French, Paris 1742–1807 Paris); Pierre Jacques Bergeret (French, Paris 1742–1807 Paris); Xavier Atger (French, 1758–1833), possibly in Atger's estate sale, Paris, April 7 - 12, 1834, as part of lot 3 ("Bouchardon (Edme)/ soixante-neuf dessins au crayon rouge et à la sanguine, études de têtes et figures académiques; de ce nombre plusieurs par Fragonard père."; Hippolyte Walferdin , Paris, his estate sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, April 12 - 16, 1880, lots 231 - 232 (purchased for 140 francs each by baron Hottinger).; Hottinger Family , Zurich by descent.; Vendor: Salamander Fine Arts

  • References

    Perrin Stein "Fragonard in Naples: two rediscovered drawings." The Burlington magazine. vol. 149, May 2007, fig. no. 13, 305-08, ill.

    Baron Roger Portalis Honoré Fragonard, sa vie et son oeuvre. vol. 2, Paris, 1889, p. 310.

    Alexandre Ananoff L'oeuvre dessiné de Jean-Honoré Fragonard (1732-1806) Catalogue raisonné. Paris, 1961-1970, cat. no. 765-766, vol. II, p. 81.

    Stijn Alsteens, Carmen C. Bambach, Constance C. McPhee, Nadine Orenstein, Perrin Stein "Recent Acquisitions, A Selection: 2006-2007." in The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, vol. 65, no. 2, New York, Fall 2007, pp. 32-33, ill.



  • See also
    Who
    What
    Where
    When
    In the Museum
    Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History
    MetPublications
373266

Close