Jean-Honoré Fragonard

Young Girl Reading



Jean-Honoré Fragonard - Young Girl Reading

Literature

John Walker, National Gallery of Art, Washington, New York, 1995, nr. 451
Philip Conisbee, French paintings of the fifteenth through the eighteenth century, Washington; Princeton, N.J., 2009, nr. 31



Provenance

Verrier
his sale, Paillet at Hôtel d'Aligre, Paris, 11 March 1776 and days following, nr. 80
purchased by Mailly or Neiully [sic]
sale, Paillet at Hôtel d'Aligre, Paris, 7 February 1777, nr. 15
Jean François Leroy de Sennéville (1715-1784), Paris
his sale, Chariot and Paillet at Hôtel de Bullion, Paris, 5-11 April 1780, nr. 59
purchased by Duquesnoy, Paris
his sale, at his residence by Regnault, Paris, 1-3 March 1803, nr. 19
sale, Alliance des Arts, Paris, 26 April 1844, nr. 14
Casimir Perrin, marquis de Cypierre (1783-1844), Paris
his estate sale, at his residence by Thoré, Paris, 10 March 1845 and days following, nr. 55
Comte Pierre de Kergorlay (1847-1919), by 1889
with E. Gimpel and Wildenstein, Paris
sold 1899 to Ernest Cronier (1840-1905), Paris
his estate sale, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, 4-5 December 1905, 1st day, nr. 8
purchased by Ducrey
Dr. Théodore Tuffier (1859-1929), Paris, by 1910 (or possibly purchased 1905 at Cronier sale through Ducrey), until at least 1928
with Wildenstein & Co., Inc., Paris, New York, and London
Alfred W. Erickson (1876-1936), New York, by 1930
by inheritance to his wife, Anna Edith McCann Erickson (died 1961), New York
her sale, Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, 15 November 1961, nr. 16
purchased by NGA with funds provided by Ailsa Mellon Bruce (1901-1969), New York

External links

National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. Accession number 1961.16.1

Other works by Jean-Honoré Fragonard


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 Fountain of Love
The Fountain of Love

Jean-Honore Fragonard Portrait of a Man
Portrait of a Man
1768/70

Jean-Honoré Fragonard
Young Girl Reading
c. 1770
81.1 x 64.8 cm
Oil on canvas
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Gift of Mrs. Mellon Bruce in memory of her father, Andrew W. Mellon