Woman with Hands Crossed

Woman with Hands Folded

1717
Antoine Watteau (French, 1684–1721)


Dimensions

Framed: 45.1 x 36.8 x 5.1 cm (17 3/4 x 14 1/2 x 2 in.) Overall: 21.4 x 14.1cm (8 7/16 x 5 9/16in.)

Accession Number

65.2611

Medium or Technique

Red and black chalk on tan paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Provenance

By 1900 until at least 1913, John Postle Heseltine (b. 1848 - d. 1929), London (Lugt 1507). By 1928, David David-Weill (b. 1871 - d. 1952), Paris and Neuilly-sur-Seine, France [see note 1]; 1937, sold by David-Weill to Wildenstein and Co., New York [see note 2]. December 15, 1944, sold by Jacques Helft and Co., New York, to Forsyth Wickes (b. 1876 - d. 1964), New York and Newport, RI; 1965, bequest of Forsyth Wickes to the MFA. (Accesion Date: December 24, 1965)

NOTES:
[1] Gabriel Henriot, Collection David-Weill, vol. 3, Dessins (1928), p. 501. [2] "Sale of the David-Weill Collection," Art News, February 27, 1937, pp. 12, 20. Wildenstein lent the drawing to the Golden Gate International Exposition (Palace of Fine Arts, San Francisco, 1940), cat. no. 504.

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection