Nymphs and river gods (Pirene mourning her son)

undated
François Boucher (French, 1703–1770)


Dimensions

Framed: 34.9 x 39.4 x 5.1 cm (13 3/4 x 15 1/2 x 2 in.) Overall: 13.3 x 19.4cm (5 1/4 x 7 5/8in.)

Accession Number

65.2545

Medium or Technique

Pen and brown ink and brown wash over graphite

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Provenance

[Falconet]; possibly Paris, Hôtel des Commissaires-Priseurs, 10 December 1886, lot 41; [H. Dreux]; Paris, Hôtel Drouot, 3-4 February 1870, lot 11; [Loilelet]; Georges de Batz and Co., New York; Forsyth Wickes (1876-1964, New York, Paris, Rhode Island) purchased 17 March 1952; acquired by bequest 1964

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection