Jean Honoré Fragonard

The Two Sisters



Jean Honoré Fragonard - The Two Sisters



Jean Honoré Fragonard
The Two Sisters
c. 1769-70
71.8 x 55.9 cm
Oil on canvas
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Gift of Julia A. Berwind, 1953


Provenance

Louis Gabriel de Véri-Raionard, marquis de Véri, Paris, until died 1785
his estate sale, Hôtel de Bullion, Paris, 12 December 1785, nr. 35, as "deux jeunes filles occupées à des jeux de leur âge; la plus petite est montée sur un cheval de carton," 37 x 30 pouces [39 1/2 x 32 in.], for 350 livres to Saint-Marc
Jean Paul André des Rasins, marquis de Saint-Marc, from 1785
private collection, near Stockholm, Sweden (sold to Zarine)
A. Zarine, Consul General of Russia, Paris, until 1916; sold to Wildenstein
with Gimpel & Wildenstein, Paris and New York, 1916–18; sold for $194,000 to Berwind
Edward J. Berwind, New York, 1918–died 1936
his sister, Julia A. Berwind, New York, 1936–53
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External links

Metropolitan Museum of Art Accession number 53.61.5

Other works by Jean-Honoré Fragonard


Jean Honoré Fragonard The Love Letter
The Love Letter
early 1770s

Jean Honoré Fragonard Roman Interior
Roman Interior
c. 1760

Jean-Honoré Fragonard Cephalus and Procris
Cephalus and Procris
c. 1755

Jean-Honoré Fragonard Jupiter and Callisto
Jupiter and Callisto
c. 1755

Jean-Honoré Fragonard The Swing
The Swing