Artwork from the JSP Estate/Private Collection

 

Nationality

French

Artist Dates

1703-1770

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Date of Work

1923

Medium

Hand colored facsimile print

Edition #

500 printed

Height

12 1/2"

Width

14"

Collection/Provenance

Art & Design Study Collection: James Smith Pierce Collection

Status

Stored: JSP Box 1, 234_CF

Location

UND Art Collections Repository

Artist Bio

Francois Boucher was born in 1703 in Paris, France. Boucher studied at the Royal Academy of Painting and Sculpture in 1731 and later became a faculty member. He is best known for his rococo style of painting, or ornamental nature and landscape scenes, as well as amorous and ethereal portraits of women. His works can be view at the National Gallery of Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Frick Collection and several others internationally.

Additional Information

The original drawing is by artist François Boucher (French, 1703–1770). The Albertina Museum in Vienna created the Albertina Facsimile in 1923. It was a collection of reproductions of original drawings by Masters from the 15th-18th centuries. 500 of each work chosen for the collection were printed.

Lower right - 4 - [crossed out] 2 - Verso: Lower right label: Albertina Facsimile Boucher Printed in Austria. J.F. Olsson & Co. Cambridge Mass. V - Stamp Embossed

Condition

Good

Condition Notes

Foxing

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