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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1943.215
People
Unidentified Artist
? Jean Frédéric Bazille, French (Montpelier 1841 - 1870 Beaune-la-Rolande)
Title
Woman with a Parasol Seated in a Garden
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
1870
Culture
French
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/230161
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
44.45 x 26.35 cm (17 1/2 x 10 3/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: l.l.: F. Bazille [note that signature is alcohol soluble; the rest of the painting is not, indicating the inscription was probably added later.]
  • label: on reverse:: 702271 / 13 / National Gallery of Canada
Provenance
Probably acquired through Martin Birnbaum, 1942; Grenville L. Winthrop, New York, NY; his bequest to the Fogg Art Museum, 1943.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop
Accession Year
1943
Object Number
1943.215
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Ernst Scheyer, "The Beginnings of Impressionism", The Art Quarterly (Spring 1942)

Dorothy Adlow, "Lady in the Garden: A Painting by Frederic Bazille", The Christian Science Monitor (April 24, 1945), p. 10, repr.

John Rewald, The History of Impressionism [1st ed.], Museum of Modern Art, New York (New York, NY, 1946), p. 205

Pierre Francastel, Peinture et Societe: naissance et destruction d'un espace plastique, de la Renaissance au cubisme, Audin (Lyon, France, 1951)

Encyclopedia Universale dell'Arte, Istituto per la Collaborazione Culturale (Rome, Italy, 1961), repr.

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. 108; repr. as no. 314

Exhibition History

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

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