Pen and black ink with brush and gray wash, over black chalk, on gray laid paper, laid down on ivory laid paper
131 × 82 mm
Clarence Buckingham Collection
Extended information about this artwork
Henry Cohen, Guide de l’amateur de livres à gravures du XVIIIe siècle (Paris, 1912), pp. 686-87.
Bibliothèque Nationale, Inventaire du fonds Français (Paris, 1968), 10:586, no. 1399.
Harold Joachim, French Drawings and Sketchbooks of the Eighteenth Century (Chicago, 1977), p. 74.
Kimerly Rorschach, Eighteenth-century French book Illustration: Drawings by Fragonard and Gravelot from the Rosenbach Museum & Library (Philadelphia, 1985), p. 28.
Marquis de Fourquevaulx (not in Lugt), Paris. Emmanuel Bocher (b. 1835?), Paris [Lugt 267ter]. Louis Olry-Roederer (d. 1932, not in Lugt), Rheims. Purchased by The Rosenbach Company, Philadelphia, 1922 [Joachim 1977, p. 74]; sold to the Art Institute, 1945.
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