Jean-Honoré Fragonard

The Visit to the Nursery



Jean-Honoré Fragonard - The Visit to the Nursery

Literature

John Walker, National Gallery of Art, Washington, New York, 1995, nr. 460
Philip Conisbee, French paintings of the fifteenth through the eighteenth century, Washington; Princeton, N.J., 2009, nr. 37


Provenance

Traditionally associated with the collection of Jean François Leroy de Sennéville (1715-1784), Paris
his sale, Chariot and Paillet at Hôtel de Bullion, Paris, 5-11 April 1780, nr. 50, bought in
his sale, Paillet, Paris, 26 April 1784, nr. 26
purchased by Basan, Paris
possibly Madame Goman, Paris
her sale, Le Brun and Julliot, Paris, 6 February 1792 and days following, nr. 100
Le Brun
possibly Amédée Constantin, Paris
his estate sale, at his residence by Pérignon, Paris, 18 November 1816, nr. 365
bought in or purchased by Pérignon
possibly purchased 1851 by the father of Jules Burat
by inheritance to Jules Burat, by 1883
his estate sale, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, 28-29 April 1885, nr. 71, bought in
probably by inheritance to Madame Louis Burat, Paris, by 1907 until at least 1921
with Wildenstein & Co., Paris, New York, and London, by 1939
sold 1942 to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York


Other works by Jean-Honoré Fragonard


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

Jean-Honoré Fragonard 'Say Please'
'Say Please'

Jean-Honoré Fragonard Love as Folly
Love as Folly
c. 1773/76

Jean-Honoré Fragonard Blindman's Buff
Blindman's Buff
c. 1775/80

Jean-Honoré Fragonard
The Visit to the Nursery
c. 1775
73 x 92.1 cm
Oil on canvas
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Samuel H. Kress Collection