Landscape with Watermill

Landscape with Water Mill

1750s
François Boucher (French, 1703–1770)


Dimensions

Sheet: 29.8 × 44.3 cm (11 3/4 × 17 7/16 in.) Framed: 46.4 x 61 cm (18 1/4 x 24 in.)

Accession Number

65.2543

Medium or Technique

Black and white chalk, pastel, and graphite pencil on blue paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Blue, green, ocher and red pastels.

Inscription

Lower right: f. Boucher

Provenance

Possibly Ange-Laurent de La Live de Jully, Paris; sale, Paris 5 March 1770, in lot no. 228; [Fouquier ?]; Georges de Batz and Co., New York; May 21, 1951, sold to Forsyth Wickes (b. 1876 - d. 1964), New York and Newport, RI; 1965, bequest of Forsyth Wickes to the MFA.

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection