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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1999.227
People
Edme Bouchardon, French (Chaumont-en-Bassigny 1698 - 1762 Paris)
Title
Token Design for the Queen's Household
Other Titles
Former Title: Design for a Medal: TOTO SPARGET IN ORBE
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1740
Culture
French
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/212287
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Red chalk on cream antique laid paper with blue paper strips adhered to face, framing lines in red chalk
Dimensions
diam.: 21.5 cm (8 7/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: around top, red chalk: TOTO SPARGET IN ORBE .
  • inscription: dated, across bottom, red chalk: MAISON DE LA REINE / 1740
  • watermark: none visible--laid down
Provenance
Private collection, France; Didier Aaron et Cie, Paris, sold; to Jeffrey E. Horvitz, Boston (by 1997), gift; to Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Jeffrey E. Horvitz, inv. no. 1999.227
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Jeffrey E. Horvitz
Accession Year
1999
Object Number
1999.227
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Anne-Lise Desmas, Edouard Kopp, Guilhem Scherf, and Juliette Trey, Bouchardon: Royal Artist of the Enlightenment, exh. cat., J. Paul Getty Museum (Los Angeles, 2016), cat. no. 96, p. 181

Anne-Lise Desmas, Edouard Kopp, Guilhem Scherf, and Juliette Trey, Edme Bouchardon (1698-1762): une idée du beau, exh. cat., Musée du Louvre Éditions (Paris, 2016), cat. no. 96, p. 181

Edouard Kopp, The Learned Draftsman: Edme Bouchardon, Getty Trust Publications (Los Angeles, 2017), pp. 150, 158-59

Exhibition History

Edme Bouchardon (1698-1762): une idée du beau, Musée du Louvre, Paris Cedex 01, 09/14/2016 - 12/05/2016; J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, 01/10/2017 - 04/02/2017

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