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Identification and Creation

Object Number
1943.218
People
Théodore Chassériau, French (Ste. Barbe de Samana, S. America 1819 - 1856 Paris)
Title
Portrait of a Young Woman with Pearl Necklaces
Other Titles
Original Language Title: Portrait de Jeune Femme aux Colliers de Perles
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
1841
Culture
French
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/230040

Location

Location
Level 2, Room 2120, European and American Art, 17th–19th century, The Lure of the East
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Physical Descriptions

Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
79.38 x 65.41 cm (31 1/4 x 25 3/4 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: c.r: T. Chassieriau, 1841

Provenance

Recorded Ownership History
Duc de Trévise, 1931, sold; [his sale, Galerie Charpentier, Paris, May 19, 1938, no. 21]; to Grenville L. Winthrop, bequest; to Fogg Art Museum, 1943.

Léonce Bénédite gives duc de Trevise as owner in 1931 catalogue.

Acquisition and Rights

Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop
Accession Year
1943
Object Number
1943.218
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

  • Léonce Bénédite, Théodore Chassériau, sa vie et son oeuvre, Braun et Cie (Paris, France, 1931), vol. I, p. 131, repr.
  • Catalogue des tableaux et dessins du XIXme siècle par Carpeaux, Chasseriau, Corot, Delacroix, oeuvres importantes de Géricault..., auct. cat., Galerie Jean Charpentier (Paris, May 19, 1938), no. 21, repr.
  • Between the Empires: Géricault, Delacroix, Chassériau, exh. cat., Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1946), p. 17
  • Marc Sandoz, Théodore Chassériau, 1819-1856: catalogue raisonné des peintures et estampes, Arts et Metiers Graphiques (Paris, France, 1974), no. 88, pl. LXXI
  • Edgar Peters Bowron, European Paintings Before 1900 in the Fogg Art Museum: A Summary Catalogue including Paintings in the Busch-Reisinger Museum, Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 1990), p. 102; repr. as no. 282

Exhibition History

  • Between the Empires: Géricault, Delacroix, Chasseriau--Painters of the Romantic Movement, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 04/30/1946 - 06/01/1946
  • France and the Portrait, 1799-1870, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 12/03/1994 - 01/29/2002
  • 32Q: 2120 19th Century, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 06/24/2024 - 10/21/2024

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