The Love Letter

Provenance

Alice de Rothschild (sale London, Christie, November 24, 1922, no. 11 {as Fragonard}); Albert Meyer, Paris; Robert Sterling Clark.

Claude Hoin

French, 1750–1817

The Love Letter

1760–1817

Watercolor, pen and black ink, and black chalk heightened with white on paper

Overall: 12 7/8 x 9 11/16 in. (32.7 x 24.6 cm)


Acquired by Sterling and Francine Clark before 1955

1955.1883


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BIBLIOGRAPHY

Haverkamp-Begemann, Egbert, Standish D. Lawder, and Charles W. Talbot, Jr. Drawings from the Clark Art Institute: A Catalogue Raisonné of the Robert Sterling Clark Collection of European and American Drawings, Sixteenth Through Nineteenth Centuries, at the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown. 2 volumes. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1964.