National Gallery of Art - THE COLLECTION
image of The Love Letter François Boucher (artist)
French, 1703 - 1770
The Love Letter, 1750
oil on canvas
overall: 81.2 x 75.2 cm (31 15/16 x 29 5/8 in.)
Timken Collection
1960.6.3
Not on View
From the Tour: 18th-Century France — The Rococo and Watteau
Object 6 of 9

Exhibition History

1753
Salon, Paris, 1753, under no. 181.
1932
Exhibition of French Art 1200-1900, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1932, no. 228.
1935
French Painting and Sculpture of the XVIII Century, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1935-1936, unnumbered catalogue, pl. 29.
1940
Masterpieces of Art. European & American Paintings 1500-1900, New York World's Fair, 1940, no. 192.
1973
François Boucher in North American Collections: One Hundred Drawings, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; Art Institute of Chicago, 1973-1974, unnumbered brochure for Washington venue (shown only in Washington).

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