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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1957.177
People
Philibert-Louis Debucourt, French (Paris 1755 - 1832 Paris)
Title
The Happy Family
Other Titles
Original Language Title: L'Heureure Famille
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
c. 1796
Culture
French
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/294028
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Watercolor with touches of graphite on cream paper, framing lines in black and brown ink
Dimensions
23.7 x 18.5 cm (9 5/16 x 7 5/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: old label, center, black ink: P.L.Debucourt. / 'L'Heureure Famille' / Engraved by the artist / and published in 1796. / [crossed out]
Provenance
Charles E. Dunlap, New York, gift; to Fogg Art Museum, 1957, inv. no. 1957.177
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Charles E. Dunlap
Accession Year
1957
Object Number
1957.177
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Alvin L. Clark, Jr., "To Delight the Eye": French Drawings and Paintings from the Collection of Charles E. Dunlap, exh. cat., Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, 2005), checklist no. 7, pp. 8, 11

Exhibition History

"To Delight the Eye": French Drawings and Paintings from the Collection of Charles E. Dunlap, Harvard University Art Museums, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 12/17/2005 - 03/12/2006

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