Woman Walking in a Park

La Promeneuse

18th century
Adélaide Labille-Guiard (French, 1749–1803)


Dimensions

Framed: 62.2 x 44.8 x 5.1 cm (24 1/2 x 17 5/8 x 2 in.) Overall: 39.1 x 25.6cm (15 3/8 x 10 1/16in.)

Accession Number

65.2608

Medium or Technique

Black chalk heightened with white on blue-gray paper (now faded)

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Provenance

Danlos. Alfred Beurdeley, Paris (Lugt 421); March 13-15, 1905, Beurdeley sale, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, lot 273. Baroness Mathilde von Rothschild (b. 1832 - d. 1924), Frankfurt; by descent to her grandson, Erich von Goldschmidt-Rothschild (b. 1894 - d. 1987), Berlin; March 23-25, 1931, Goldschmidt-Rothschild sale, Ball and Graupe, Berlin, lot 42. December 10, 1948, sold by Wildenstein and Co., New York, to Forsyth Wickes (b. 1876 - d. 1964), New York and Newport, RI; 1965, bequest of Forsyth Wickes to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 24, 1965)

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection