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image of The Visit to the Nursery Jean-Honoré Fragonard (artist)
French, 1732 - 1806
The Visit to the Nursery, c. 1775
oil on canvas
overall: 73 x 92.1 cm (28 3/4 x 36 1/4 in.) framed: 97.8 x 116.8 cm (38 1/2 x 46 in.)
Samuel H. Kress Collection
1946.7.7
Not on View
From the Tour: 18th-Century France — Boucher and Fragonard
Object 7 of 8

1944Cairns, Huntington, and John Walker, eds., Masterpieces of Painting from the National Gallery of Art. New York, 1944: 122, color repro.
1944"Kress Makes Important Donation of French Painting to the Nation." Art Digest. vol. 18, no. 19 (1 August 1944): 5
1944"One of the Greatest Donations of XVIIIth Century French Painting Ever Received by a Museum - The Kress Collection." The Illustrated London News 115, no. 2992 (26 August 1944):249, repro.
1944Frankfurter, Alfred M. The Kress Collection in the National Gallery. New York, 1944: 79, repro. p. 65
1945Paintings and Sculpture from the Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1945 (reprinted 1947, 1949): 170, repro.
1948Wildenstein and Company. French XVIII Century Paintings. New York, 1948: 4
1956Einstein, Lewis. "Looking at French Eighteenth Century Pictures in Washington." Gazette des Beaux-Arts. 6th ser., vol. 67, no. 1048-1049 (May-June 1956): 244, repro. 237.
1959Paintings and Sculpture from the Samuel H. Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1959: 370, repro.
1960Wildenstein, Georges. The Paintings of Fragonard. New York, 1960: no. 459
1965Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 51
1968European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 43, repro.
1971Watson, Francis. "Fragonard." Art News Annual 37 (1971):86
1972Mandel, Gabriele. L'Opera completa di Fragonard. Milan, 1972: no. 482, repro.
1975European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 132, repro.
1977Pope-Hennessy, John. "Completing the Account." Review of Colin Eisler, Paintings from the Samuel H. Kress Collection, London 1977. Times Literary Supplement no. 3927 (17 June 1977).
1977Eisler, Colin. Paintings from the Samuel H. Kress Collection: European Schools Excluding Italian. Oxford, 1977: 333-335, fig. 292.
1984Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 341, no. 460, color repro.
1985European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 158, repro.
2005The Arts of France from François Ier to Napoléon Ier. A Centennial Celebration of Wildenstein's Presence in New York. Exh. cat. Wildenstein & Co., Inc., New York, 2005: 270-272, fig. 113a (not in the exhibition).
2009Conisbee, Philip, et al. French Paintings of the Fifteenth through the Eighteenth Century. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. Washington, D.C., 2009: no. 37, 182-187, color repro.

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