Jean-Honoré Fragonard - Love as Folly

Literature

John Walker, National Gallery of Art, Washington, New York, 1995, nr. 453
Philip Conisbee, French paintings of the fifteenth through the eighteenth century, Washington; Princeton, N.J., 2009, nr. 32


Provenance

Possibly Dennoor sale, Le Brun, Paris, 5-7 April 1797, nr. 73
Rothschild collections, probably Paris and London
Andrew W. Mellon (1855-1937), Pittsburgh and Washington, by 1934
by inheritance to his daughter, Ailsa Mellon Bruce (1901-1969), New York
bequest 1970 to NGA

External links

National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. Accession number 1970.17.111

Other works by Jean-Honoré Fragonard


Jean-Honoré Fragonard The Swing
The Swing

Jean-Honoré Fragonard Love the Sentinel
Love the Sentinel
c. 1773/76

Jean-Honoré Fragonard The Musical Contest
The Musical Contest

Jean-Honoré Fragonard A Boy as Pierrot
A Boy as Pierrot

Jean-Honoré Fragonard
Love as Folly
c. 1773/76
56.2 x 47.3 cm
Oil on canvas
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Ailsa Mellon Bruce Collection