Identification and Creation
Object Number
1965.313
People
Augustin Pajou, French (Paris 1730 - 1809 Paris)
Title
Mother and Child at an Open Window
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
18th century
Culture
French
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/296114
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Brown ink with gray-brown wash over black chalk on off-white antique laid paper
Dimensions
8.8 x 10.5 cm (3 7/16 x 4 1/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • watermark: None
  • inscription: across the sill: d'apres Nature par Pajou
Provenance
[D'Hendecourt] sold; to Paul J. Sachs, Cambridge, MA (by 1927), bequest; to Fogg Art Museum, 1965
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Meta and Paul J. Sachs
Accession Year
1965
Object Number
1965.313
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Claire Batigne, Exhibition of French Art, 1200-1900, exh. cat., Royal Academy of Arts (London, 1932), no. 722

Jeanne Lejeaux, Exposition de l’art français au XVIIIe siècle, exh. cat., Palais de Charlottenborg (Copenhagen, 1935), no. 471

Agnes Mongan and Paul J. Sachs, Drawings in the Fogg Museum of Art, Harvard University Press (Cambridge, 1940), no. 633, fig. 316

Allene Talmey, "The Fogg Art Museum at Harvard", Vogue, Conde Nast (New York, July 15, 1947), 15 July, pp. 44-49, 78-80, repr. p. 46

Exhibition History

Exhibition of French Art, 1200-1900, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 01/01/1932 - 03/05/1932

Exposition de l’art français au XVIIIe siècle, Palais de Charlottenborg, 08/25/1935 - 10/06/1935

Drawings from the Fogg Museum of Art, Harvard University (Collected by Paul J. Sachs), Century Club, New York, 05/12/1947 - 09/25/1947

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