Pen and black ink over black chalk, on gray laid paper, laid down on cream laid paper
135 × 66 mm
Clarence Buckingham Collection
Extended information about this artwork
Bibliothèque Nationale, Inventaire du fonds Français(Paris, 1968), 2:468, nos. 200-02, and 10:554 , nos. 1207-09.
Harold Joachim, French Drawings and Sketchbooks of the Eighteenth Century (Chicago, 1977), pp. 72-74.
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, pp. 72-74]; sold to the Art Institute, 1945.
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