Jean-Honoré Fragonard

The Happy Family



Jean-Honoré Fragonard - The Happy Family

Literature

John Walker, National Gallery of Art, Washington, New York, 1995, nr. 461
Philip Conisbee, French paintings of the fifteenth through the eighteenth century, Washington; Princeton, N.J., 2009, nr. 36


Provenance

Possibly collection of Monsieur Servat, at least in 1777, or possibly sale of Comtesse du Barry, Radix de Sainte Foy, La Ferré, et al., by Alexandre J. Paillet at Hôtel d'Aligre, Paris, 17 February 1777, nr. 55
purchased by Aubert
Duc de la Rochefoucauld-Liancourt (1747-1827)
Poilleux collection, Paris
Eduardo Guinle (1878-1941), Rio de Janeiro
with Wildenstein & Co., Inc., Paris and New York
sold 1919 to Nicolas Ambatielos, London
William R. Timken (1866-1949), New York, by 1935
by inheritance to his widow, Lillian Guyer Timken (1881-1959), New York
bequest 1960 to NGA

External links

National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. Accession number 1960.6.12

Other works by Jean-Honoré Fragonard


Jean-Honoré Fragonard The Souvenir
The Souvenir

Jean-Honoré Fragonard The Swing
The Swing
c. 1775/80

Jean-Honoré Fragonard A Game of Hot Cockles
A Game of Hot Cockles
c. 1775/80

Jean-Honoré Fragonard A Game of Horse and Rider
A Game of Horse and Rider
c. 1775/80

Jean-Honoré Fragonard
The Happy Family
c. 1775
53.9 x 65.1 cm
Oil on canvas
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Timken Collection