Three Studies of a Woman and a Study of Her Hand Holding a Fan

about 1717
Antoine Watteau (French, 1684–1721)


Dimensions

Sheet: 34.1 x 24.1cm (13 7/16 x 9 1/2 in.) Framed: 64.8 x 54.3 cm (25 1/2 x 21 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

65.2610

Medium or Technique

Red, black, and white chalk on tan paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Provenance

[Gabriel Huquier (1695-1772, Paris, Lugt 1285); to his son;] sold Paris, August, 1761; Andrew James (d. before 1857); his daughter, Sara Ann James, London; sold Christie's, London, 22 June, 1891, lot 328; Camille Groult (1837-1908); his son Jean Groult (1868-1951); Pierre Bordeaux-Groult; Wildenstein and Co., NY; Forsyth Wickes (1876-1964, New York, Paris, Rhode Island) purchased 25 March 1948; bequest to MFA Boston. (Accession Date: December 24, 1965)

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection