Jean-Honoré Fragonard - The Swing

Literature

John Walker, National Gallery of Art, Washington, New York, 1995, nr. 457
Philip Conisbee, French paintings of the fifteenth through the eighteenth century, Washington; Princeton, N.J., 2009, nr. 41


Provenance

Casimir Perrin, marquis de Cypierre (1783-1844), Paris
his estate sale, at his residence by Thoré, Paris, 10 March 1845 and day following, nr. 52 or 53
possibly marquise de Montesquiou-Fezensac, Paris
Camille Groult (1837-1908), Paris, until at least 1889
with Wildenstein & Co., New York
sold February 1954 to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York
gift 1961 to NGA

External links

National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. Accession number 1961.9.17

Other works by Jean-Honoré Fragonard


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

Jean-Honoré Fragonard The Souvenir
The Souvenir

Jean-Honoré Fragonard The Happy Family
The Happy Family
c. 1775

Jean-Honoré Fragonard A Game of Hot Cockles
A Game of Hot Cockles
c. 1775/80

Jean-Honoré Fragonard
The Swing
c. 1775/80
215.9 x 185.5 cm
Oil on canvas
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Samuel H. Kress Collection