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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2010.612
People
Charles-Joseph Natoire, French (Nîmes 1700 - 1777 Castel Gandolfo)
Title
Female Nude Offering a Platter
Other Titles
Former Title: Study of a Nude Girl Kneeling in Profile to the Left, Offering a Platter of Fruit
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
18th century
Culture
French
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/337221
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Red and white chalk on light tan antique laid paper, framing lines in brown ink, laid down on cream antique laid paper with blue paper strips adhered to face
Dimensions
23.9 x 19.4 cm (9 7/16 x 7 5/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: upper right, graphite: C. Natoire
  • inscription: mount, lower right, graphite: 7/4 (?)
Provenance
[Christie's, London, April 11, 1978, lot 137, pl. 43] sold; to Jean Massengale; [Sotheby's, London, July 4, 2007, lot 91, repr. (bought in)]; John Massengale, gift; to Harvard Art Museums, 2010
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Jean Montague Massengale Collection
Accession Year
2010
Object Number
2010.612
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Alvin L. Clark, Jr., Francesco Buccella, Sonia Couturier, Marie-Anne Dupuy-Vachey, Melissa Hyde, Suzanne Folds McCullagh, Isabelle Mayer-Michalon, and Xavier Salmon, Tradition & Transitions: Eighteenth-Century French Art from The Horvitz Collection, exh. cat., ed. Alvin L. Clark, Jr., The Horvitz Collection (2017), pp. 426, 548-n.2

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