Lovers Profiting from the Drowsiness of the Grandmother
Jean-Baptiste Greuze (French, 1725–1805)
Overall: 32.6 x 51.2cm (12 13/16 x 20 3/16 in.) Framed: 60 x 75.9 cm (23 5/8 x 29 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Pen with black and brown ink and brush with gray and brown wash, over graphite pencil on cream laid paper
Not On View
On the original mount.
On mount recto lower right in graphite pencil: 6647
Lucien Mellerio (1879-1943, Paris); Hélène Mellerio, Paris, his daughter; by descent; sold Paris, Etude Tajan, 6 July 2001, lot 126; W.M. Brady Co., New York; from whom purchased by MFA, March 2002.
Charles H. Bayley Picture and Painting Fund