François Boucher

Halt at the Spring

François Boucher - Halt at the Spring

François Boucher
Halt at the Spring
208.6 x 289.9 cm
Oil on canvas
Signed and dated center right, on pedestal of vase: FBoucher / 1765 (F and B joined)
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Gift of the heirs of Peter Parker


Yuriko Jackall et al., America collects eighteenth-century French painting, Washington; London, 2017, p. 142, fig. 1


Pierre-Jacques-Onésyme Bergeret de Grancourt (b. 1715 - d. 1785), Paris by 1769
posthumous Bergeret de Grancourt sale, Hôtel de Bergeret, Paris, 24 April 1786 nr. 47, not sold
anonymous sale, Beurdley, Paris, 21-22 December 21-22, 1846, nr. 1
probably acquired in Paris by Edward Preble Deacon (b. 1813 - d. 1851) and his wife, Sarahann Parker Deacon (b. 1821 - d. 1900), Boston, 1846/1848
to Mrs. Deacon's father, Peter Parker (b. 1785 - d. 1870), Boston, 1861
Deacon House sale, Leonard and Co., Boston, 1-3 February 1871 (unnumbered catalogue), sold to Franklin for the heirs of Peter Parker
gift of the heirs of Peter Parker to the MFA, 1871 (Accession Date: 10 March 1871)

External links

Museum of Fine Arts Accession number 71.2

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