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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1943.239
People
Ignace-Henri-Jean-Théodore Fantin-Latour, French (Grenoble, France 1836 - 1904 Buré (Orne), France)
Title
Self-Portrait
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
1860
Culture
French
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/230072
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
54.3 x 42.9 cm (21 3/8 x 16 7/8 in.)
framed: 74.5 x 61.5 cm (29 5/16 x 24 3/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: left edge: Avril 1860 - Fantin
Provenance
Arsène Alexandre, Paris, sold [through his sale, Galerie Georges Petit, May 18, 1903, lot 27]. Mme Victor Klotz, Paris, sold [via Martin Birnbaum]; to Grenville Lindall Winthrop, New York, 1934, bequest; to Fogg Art Museum, 1943
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop
Accession Year
1943
Object Number
1943.239
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Adolphe Jullien, Fantin Latour sa Vie et ses Amities, L. Laveur (Paris, France, 1909), p. 195

Mme. Victoria Dubourg Fantin-Latour, Catalogue de l’œuvre complet (1849-1904) de Fantin-Latour, Henri Floury (Paris, France, 1911), no. 140, p. 21

Edward Lucie-Smith, Henri Fantin-Latour, Rizzoli (New York, NY, 1977), pp. 147-148, repr. in b/w as no. 35

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. 106; repr. as no. 386

Stephan Wolohojian, ed., A Private Passion: 19th-Century Paintings and Drawings from the Grenville L. Winthrop Collection, Harvard University, exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Yale University Press (U.S.) (New York, 2003), no. 32, pp. 114-115, repr. in color

Stephan Wolohojian, Ingres, Burne-Jones, Whistler, Renoir... La Collection Grenville L. Winthrop, exh. cat., Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon and Réunion des Musées Nationaux (Paris, France, 2003), no. 32, pp. 120-121, repr. in color

Exhibition History

Exposition de l'oeuvre de Fantin-Latour, Palais de l'Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Paris, 05/01/1906 - 06/30/1906

France and the Portrait, 1799-1870, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 12/03/1994 - 01/29/2002

A Private Passion: 19th-Century Paintings and Drawings from the Grenville L. Winthrop Collection, Harvard University, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 10/23/2003 - 01/25/2004

For Students of Art and Lovers of Beauty: Highlights from the Collection of Grenville L. Winthrop, Harvard University Art Museums, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 04/16/2004

Subjects and Contexts

Google Art Project

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