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Brush and brown and gray wash, over black chalk, on ivory laid paper, laid down on cream laid card
36.3 × 49.2 cm (14 5/16 × 19 3/8 in.)
Helen Regenstein Collection
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Harold Joachim, “Three Drawings by Fragonard,” The Art Institute of Chicago Quarterly, 56 (Winter 1962-1963), pp. 68-71 (ill.).
Pierre Mazars, L’univers de Fragonard (Paris, 1971), p. 84 (ill.).
Guy Hubbard and Mary Rouse, Art: Discovering and Creating (Westchester, Ill., 1977), p. 47 (ill.).
Harold Joachim, French Drawings and Sketchbooks of the Eighteenth Century (Chicago, 1978), no. 1D11.
Dore Ashton, Fragonard in the Universe of Painting (1988), p. 21 (ill.).
Suzanne Folds McCullagh, “‘A Lasting Monument’: The Regenstein Collection at The Art Institute of Chicago,” The Art Institute of Chicago Museum Studies, 26:1 (2000), pp. 5-15, fig. 2.
École des Beaux-Arts, “Dessins de Maîtres Anciens,” 1879, cat. 584.
New York, Wildenstein and Company, “Master Drawings from The Art Institute of Chicago,” October 17-November 30, 1963, n.p., cat. 58.
Toronto, The Art Gallery of Ontario, “French Master Drawings of the 17th and 18th Centuries in North American Collections,” 1972, cat. 49.
The Art Institute of Chicago, “The Helen Regenstein Collection of European Drawings,” 1974, pp. 100-101, cat. 50 (ill.), cat. by Harold Joachim.
The Art Institute of Chicago, “Selected Works of 18th Century French Art in the Collections of The Art Institute of Chicago,” January 24-March 28, 1976, pp. 64-65, cat. 58 (ill.).
Paris, Musée du Louvre, “Dessins français de l’Art Institute de Chicago de Watteau à Picasso,” October 15, 1976-January 17, 1977, n.p., cat. 17 (ill.).
Frankfurt am Main, Germany, Städtische Galerie im Städelschen Kunstinstitut, “Französische Zeichnungen aus dem Art Institute of Chicago,” February 10-April 10, 1977, pp. 42-43, cat. 16 (ill.).
New York, Wildenstein and Company, “New York and French Taste,” November 2-December 17, 1977.
Washington, D.C., The National Gallery of Art, “Drawings by Fragonard in North American Collections,” November 19, 1978-January 21, 1979, cat. 37; traveled to Cambridge, Mass., Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, February 16-April 1, 1979; and New York, The Frick Collection, April 20-June 3, 1979.
The Art Institute of Chicago, “Great Drawings from The Art Institute of Chicago: The Harold Joachim Years 1958-1983,” July 24-September 30, 1985, pp. 98-99, cat. 41 (ill.), cat. by Martha Tedeschi.
New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, “Fragonard,” February 2-May 8, 1988, pp. 172-173, cat. 79 (ill.).
Calonne Angelot; sold, May 11, 1789, lot 271 [New York 1988]. Hippolyte Walferdin (died 1880), Paris; sold, Paris, April 12-16, 1880, lot 195, to Mme. la Baronne de Ruble, Paris [Ananoff 1961]; Mme. la Baronne de Ruble, to at least 1889 [New York 1988]. Alfred Beurdeley (died 1919) [Lugt 421]; sold, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, March 13-15, 1905, lot 78, to Count von Moltke [Ananoff 1961]. William Kissam Vanderbilt (died 1920) [New York 1988]. Princess Charles Murat (née Vanderbilt), New York; sold, Sotheby’s, London, November 29, 1961, lot 29, to the Art Institute.
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