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image of The Attentive Nurse Jean Siméon Chardin (artist)
French, 1699 - 1779
The Attentive Nurse, 1747
oil on canvas
overall: 46.2 x 37 cm (18 3/16 x 14 9/16 in.) framed: 61.9 x 53.7 x 7.3 cm (24 3/8 x 21 1/8 x 2 7/8 in.)
Samuel H. Kress Collection
1952.5.37
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From the Tour: 18th-Century France — Chardin and Portraiture
Object 3 of 11

Exhibition History

1747
Salon, Paris, 1747, no. 60, as Les Aliments de la Convalesence.
1907
Chardin et Fragonard, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, 1907, no. 25, as Le Déjeuner préparé.
1910
Ausstellung von Werken Französischer Kunst des XVIII. Jahrhunderts, Königliche Akademie der Künste, Berlin, 1910, no. 298, as Eine Köchin, eine Zitrone schälend in first ed. of cat. and Ein Küchenmädchen in third ed. of cat. (no. 22 in French ed.).
1979
Chardin 1699-1779, Grand Palais, Paris; Cleveland Museum of Art; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1979, no. 92.
1999
Chardin, Galeries nationales du Grand Palais, Paris; Kunstmuseum Düsseldorf; Royal Academy of Arts, London; The Metropolitan Mus. of Art, New York, 1999-2000, no. 65, repro., as Meal for a Convalescent or The Attentive Nurse (shown London and NY).
2003
The Age of Watteau, Chardin, and Fragonard: Masterpieces of French Genre Painting, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa; National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; Altes Museum, Berlin, 2003-2004, no. 42, repro.
2010
Chardin: il pittore del silenzio, Palazzo dei Diamanti, Ferrara; Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid, 2010-2011, no. 49, repro. (shown only in Ferrara).
2012
Jean-Siméon Chardin 1699-1779, Mitsubishi Ichigokan Museum, Tokyo, 2012-2013, no. 21, repro.

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