Sheet of drawings: Classical love scene; lamp; pillar

by 1770
Jean-Honoré Fragonard (French, 1732–1806), Later etched by Jean-Claude Richard, Abbé de Saint-Non (French, 1727–1791)


23.34 x 18.58 cm (9 3/16 x 7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number


Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings



Afterwards etched by St. Non, Recueil de Griffonis, 1790.


Hippolyte Destailleur (1822-1893, Paris, Lugt 740); Paris, Hôtel Drouot Sale, 26 May, 1893, lot 41; Philip Hofer (1898-1984), Cambridge, MA, Lugt supp. 2087a); William Goodwin Russell Allen (b. 1882 - d. 1955), Boston; by inheritance to his niece, Lydia Evans Tunnard (Mrs. Christopher Tunnard, b. 1913 - d. 1980), New Haven, CT; 1966, year-end gift of Mrs. Christopher Tunnard to the MFA. (Accession date: December 30, 1966)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Lydia Evans Tunnard in memory of W. G. Russell Allen