François Boucher

Halt at the Spring



François Boucher - Halt at the Spring

Literature

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


Provenance

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

Other works by François Boucher


François Boucher Pan and Pipes
Pan and Pipes

François Boucher Madame Boucher
Madame Boucher
1743

François Boucher Bath of Diana
Bath of Diana
1742

François Boucher and studio The Muse Erato
The Muse Erato

François Boucher
Halt at the Spring
1765
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