Drawings by Fragonard in North American Collections

November 19, 1978 – January 21, 1979

West Building, Ground Floor, Graphics Galleries

THIS EXHIBITION IS NO LONGER ON VIEW AT THE NATIONAL GALLERY.

Overview: 72 drawings by Jean-Honoré Fragonard were selected from 31 collections by Eunice Williams, assistant curator of drawings at the Fogg Art Museum. The exhibition was a sequel to the exhibition of drawings by François Boucher from North American collections held in 1973-1974.

Attendance: 42,639

Catalog: Drawings by Fragonard in North American Collections, by Eunice Williams. Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art, 1978.

Brochure: Drawings by Fragonard in North American Collections: A Checklist of the Exhibition. Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art, 1978.

Other Venues: Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, February 16–April 1, 1979
Frick Collection, New York, April 20–June 3, 1979

Image: Jean-Honoré Fragonard, A Prayer for Grandpapa, late 1770s, brown wash over black chalk on laid paper, The Armand Hammer Collection, 1991.217.17

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