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Shepherd Boy Playing Bagpipes

about 1754

François Boucher, French, 1703–1770 French


Dimensions

Overall: 55.2 x 49.8cm (21 3/4 x 19 5/8in.) Framed: 72.7 x 66.7 x 6.7 cm (28 5/8 x 26 1/4 x 2 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

61.958

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

On View

Charles C. Cunningham Gallery (Gallery 247)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Paintings

Provenance

Baron Adolphe de Rothschild (b. 1823 - d. 1900), Paris. Vicomte Jacques de Causon, Paris. S.J. Frank, New York; sold by Frank to to William Salomon (b. 1852 - d. 1919), New York; April 5, 1923, Salomon estate sale, American Art Association, New York, lot 381, to Otto Bernet, New York [see note 1]. By 1928, Alvan Tufts Fuller (b. 1878 - d. 1958), Boston; 1959, to the Alvan T. Fuller Foundation, Inc.; 1961, gift of the Fuller Foundation to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 20, 1961) NOTES: [1] He may have been buying for Alvan Tufts Fuller.

Credit Line

Given in memory of Governor Alvan T. Fuller by the Fuller Foundation