Jean-Honoré Fragonard

The Hurdy-Gurdy Player



Jean-Honoré Fragonard - The Hurdy-Gurdy Player

Provenance

(Probably) M..., Hôtel de Bullion, Paris, 9-10 January 1818, nr. 16 (without indication of either size or support)
(probably) Simonet collection, Paris
sale Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 7-8 May 1863, nr. 34 (without indication of either size or support)
Gustave Rothan (1822-1890), Paris, by 1883
sale Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, 30 May 1890, nr. 148 (12,000 FF to Reuter or Rutter)
Albert Lehmann (1840-1922), Paris, by 1897
sale Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, 8 June 1925, nr. 201, citing Portalis (loc. cit.) who erroneously listed the present painting as two separate works
Mrs. Edward Esmond, Paris, by 1934
private collection, France
with Galerie Brame and Lorenceau, Paris, where acquired in 2006 by the present owner
sale, Property from the Estate of Eugene V. Thaw, Christie's, New York, 30 October 2018, nr. 234

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Jean-Honoré Fragonard Reading Philosopher
Reading Philosopher
c. 1764

Jean-Honoré Fragonard The Fountain of Love
The Fountain of Love
c. 1785

Jean-Honoré Fragonard Diana and Endymion
Diana and Endymion
c. 1753/56

Jean-Honoré Fragonard The Souvenir
The Souvenir

Jean-Honoré Fragonard
The Hurdy-Gurdy Player
43.3 x 30.8 cm
Oil on canvas
Sale Christie's, New York, 30 October 2018