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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

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Acquired from the artist by Prince Joseph Wenzel of Liechtenstein [1696-1772], Austrian ambassador to France, 1737-1741; by descent through the Princes of Liechtenstein, Vienna and later Vaduz, until at least 1948; (Frederick Mont, Inc., New York); purchased 1 November 1950 by the Samuel H. Kress Collection, New York;[1] gift 1952 to NGA.

[1] The invoice from Frederick Mont to the Kress Foundation is dated 1 November 1950 (copy in NGA curatorial files).

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