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Inscription

by later hand, on mount, lower right verso in pen and brown ink: Près Tivoli, vue du Palais et jardin de la / villa d'Este prise du côté / de l'entrée dans la parterre / Bâtie vers l'an 1540. / Fragonard no 199

Provenance

(Sale, Paris, Hôtel Drouot, 29 November 1985, lot 61); purchased by Ian Woodner, New York; by inheritance to his daughters, Andrea and Dian Woodner, New York, 1990.

Exhibition History
1950
Exposition J-H Fragonard: Peintures & Dessins en commemoration du cent-cinquante de sa mort 1806-1956, Musée des Beaux Arts de Besancon, Paris, 1956, no. 1.
1985
Dessins Anciens des Ecoles Flamande, Francaise, Hollandaise, et Italienna du XVIe au XIXe Siecle, Vente Nouveau Drouot, Paris, 1985, no. 61.
1986
Dibujos de los siglos XIV al XX: Colección Woodner, Museo del Prado, Madrid, 1986-87, no. 100.
1986
Meisterzeichnungen aus Sechs Jahrhunderten: Die Sammlung Ian Woodner, Haus der Kunst, Munich only, 1986, no. XIII.
1987
Master Drawings: The Woodner Collection, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1987, no. 83.
1989
Exploring Rome: Piranesi and His Contemporaries, The Pierpont Morgan Library, New York, 1989, (not in catalogue).
1990
Master Drawings from the Woodner Collection, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1990, no. 104.
1995
The Touch of the Artist: Master Drawings from the Woodner Collections, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1995-1996, no. 88 (entry by Margaret Morgan Grasselli).
2006
Master Drawings from the Woodner Collections, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 2006 - 2007 (no cat.).
2009
Renaissance to Revolution: French Drawings from the National Gallery of Art, 1500-1800. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2009, 196-197, 287, no. 87 (color).
Bibliography
1950
Biblioteque NationaleCent Cinquante Chefs-d’oeuvre de L’Albertina de VienneParis: Presses Artistiques, 1950?: 34-36.
1985
National Gallery of ArtOld Master Drawings from the LibertinaWashington, DC: National Gallery of Art, 1985: 252-253.
1987
Cuzin, Jean-pierreJean-Honore Fragonard: vie et oeuvreFribourg: Office du Livre, 1987: 60.
1987
Roland Michel, Marianne. Le Dessin français au XVIIIe siècle. Fribourg, 1987: 32, fig. 23.
1987
Rosenberg, Pierre. Fragonard. Exh. cat. Galeries nationales du Grand Palais, Paris, and Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1987: under no. 30, fig. 2.
1995
The Touch of the Artist: Master Drawings from the Woodner Collections. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1995-1996: no. 88.
2006
Rosenberg, Pierre, with Claudine Lebrun Jouve. Les Frragonard de Besançon. Exh. cat. Musée des Beaux-Arts et d'Archéologie, 2006: 65, fig. 19b.
2007
Grasselli, Margaret Morgan, Andrew Robison, et al. Private Treasures: Four Centuries of European Master Drawings. Exh. cat., Morgan Library & Museum, New York, and National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2007: 152 note 4.