After François Boucher

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After François Boucher
Lady in Costume, Seated Upon a Divan
Red, white and black chalks on pink paper.
10 5/8 x 13 5/8 inches (270 x 346 mm)
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1909.
I, 282
Charles Fairfax Murray (1849-1919), London and Florence; from whom purchased through Galerie Alexandre Imbert, Rome, in 1909 by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913), New York (no mark; see Lugt 1509); his son, J. P. Morgan, Jr. (1867-1943), New York.

Collection J. Pierpont Morgan : Drawings by the Old Masters Formed by C. Fairfax Murray. London : Privately printed, 1905-1912, I, 282, repr.
Alexandre Ananoff, with the collaboration of Daniel Wildenstein, François Boucher, 2 vols., Lausanne and Paris, 1976, I, p. 29.


This drawing is a copy after what is believed to be an original by Boucher, which is also in the collection of the Library (Acc. No. 1956.32).

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Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919, former owner.
Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913, former owner.

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