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Identification and Creation
Object Number
Jean-Honoré Fragonard, French (Grasse 1732 - 1806 Paris)
Landscape; verso: Landscape
Work Type
drawing, sketchbook page
c. 1758
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Physical Descriptions
Red chalk on off-white antique laid paper; verso: graphite
16.5 x 24.3 cm (6 1/2 x 9 9/16 in.)
Jean-Honoré Fragonard, by descent?; to his heirs. Georges Huot, his great-grandson, sold; to George S. Hellman, New York, sold [through Kende Galleries, New York, April 10, 1952, lot 75]. Ira Spanierman. Martin Reymert and Gerald Norman, New York and London, sold; to Fogg Art Musuem, 1968
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Louise Haskell Daly Fund
Accession Year
Object Number
European and American Art
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Publication History

Eunice Williams, Drawings by Fragonard in North American Collections, exh. cat., National Gallery of Art (Washington, 1978), cat. no. 15, repr.

Dore Ashton, Fragonard in the Universe of Painting, Smithsonian Institution Press (Washington, D.C. and London, 1988), pp. 69, 71, fig. 8

Eunice Williams, "Gens, Honorez Fragonard!": Works from the Collections of Harvard University and Harvard Friends, brochure, Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, 1993), checklist no. 2 (recto)

"Fragonard in Detail", Differences (Fall 2003), vol. 14, pp. 34-56, pp. 38-39, fig. 5

Ewa Lajer-Burcharth and Elizabeth M. Rudy, ed., Drawing: The Invention of a Modern Medium, exh. cat., Harvard Art Museums (Cambridge, 2017), pp. 138, 283, repr. p. 139 as fig. 4

Ewa Lajer-Burcharth, The Painter's Touch: Boucher, Chardin, Fragonard, Princeton University Press (Princeton, 2018), repr. as fig. 3.19 on p. 188

Exhibition History

“Gens, Honorez Fragonard!”: Works from the Collection of Harvard University and Harvard Friends, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 05/15/1993 - 07/11/1993

HAA 271x The Origins of Modernity: The "New" 18th Century Rotation #1: Large Niche (S426A) Spring 2011, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 01/14/2011 - 03/05/2011

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