François Boucher

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François Boucher
Two Water Nymphs
Black and white chalk on brown paper.
10 3/4 x 16 inches (273 x 406 mm)
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1909.
III, 103

Signed at lower left, "Boucher".

Sir Charles Greville (1763-1836), English army officer (Lugt 549); Earl of Warwick (Lugt 2600); Dr. E. Peart (Lugt 891-982); 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.
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Greville, Charles, 1762-1832, former owner.
Warwick, George Guy Greville, Earl of, 1818-1893, former owner.
Peart, E. (Edward), 1756?-1824, former owner.
Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919, former owner.
Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913, former owner.


Collection J. Pierpont Morgan : Drawings by the Old Masters Formed by C. Fairfax Murray. London : Privately printed, 1905-1912, III, no. 103, repr.
New York World's Fair : Illustrated Catalogue of an Exhibition Held on the Occasion of The New York World's Fair. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1939, p. 29, no. 105.

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