Brush and brown ink, brown wash, with traces of black chalk, on ivory laid paper, laid down on ivory laid paper
Inscribed lower left: "B. Franklin"
278 × 239 mm
Gift of Mrs. Charles Netcher as a memorial to Charles Netcher II
Extended information about this artwork
Commemorative Catalogue of the Exhibition of French art, 1200-1900: Royal Academy of Arts, London, January-March 1932 (London: Oxford University Press, H. Milford, 1933), cat. 681, pp. 147, pl. 173 (ill.).
Carl O. Schniewind, Drawings Old and New (Chicago, 1946), no. 17.
The American Teacher Journal, XXXI:4 (January 1947), Illustration on Cover.
Bulletin of the Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, VIII:1 (Fall 1950), pp. 52-53, 65, no. 8 (ill.).
Masterpieces in The Art Institute of Chicago (Chicago, 1952), n.p.
A.T.E. Gardiner, “Huntington’s Franklin”, The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, XV:1 (Summer 1956), pp. 16-17.
Louis Reau, Fragonard: Sa Vie et Son Oeuvre (Brussells, 1956), pp. 210-11, fig. 138.