Young Woman Reading in a Landscape (Jeune femme lisant dans un paysage)

Louis Leopold Boilly, French, 1761 - 1845

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Watercolor, black and white chalk with sanguine and white highlights on medium weight, smooth, off-white wove paper

Overall: 17 5/16 x 12 15/16 in. (44 x 32.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Florence and Lansing Porter Moore 1937 Fund

D.2003.19

Geography/Culture

Europe, France

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Drawing

Classification

Drawing

Not on view

Course History

PSYCH 53.1, Cross-Cultural Psychologies of Gender, Zahra Ayubi, Spring 2015

WRIT 5, Poor Taste, William Boyer, Winter 2014

SART 31, SART 72, Painting II, Painting III, Jennifer Caine, Fall 2013

Exhibition History

The Object World, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, ARTH2, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 5-March 15, 2015.

Rococo to Modernism: European Drawings and Watercolors from the Permanent Collection and Dartmouth's Alumni, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 30-May 30, 2004.

Louis-Leopold Boilly (1761-1845), Palais des Beaux Arts de Lille, Lille, France, November 4, 2011-February 6, 2012.

Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 26, 2003-February 4, 2004.

European Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, William B. Jaffe and Evelyn A. Jaffe Hall Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, August 30, 2008-March 8, 2009.

A Space for Dialogue 26, Feminine Genius: Sensibility, Sensuality, and Sense in Eighteenth-Century Portraiture, Kori Lisa Yee Litt, Class of 2005, Curatorial/Education Department Intern, Main Lobby, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 23-July 10, 2005.

Publication History

T. Barton Thurber, Twenty Years of Building a Collection: The Hood Museum of Art, Apollo (Vol. 162, no. 526), December 2005, London: Apollo Magazine, 2005, pp. 46-53, ill. p.53.

T. Barton Thurber, European Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2008, pp. 172-173, ill. pp. 172/173, no. 105.

Kori Lisa Yee Litt, A Space for Dialogue 26, Feminine Genius: Sensibility, Sensuality, and Sense in Eighteenth-Century Portraiture, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 2005, ill. p. 3.

Ed. Nicolas Chaudun, Boilly (1761-1845), France: Editions Nicolas Chaudun and Palais des Beaux Arts de Lille, 2011, p.160.

Provenance

Vigna Collection before 1923; Galerie Brame, Paris; Galerie Seligmann, Paris; Taylor Estate before 1959; Parke-Bernet, New York, October 16-17, 1959, lot 249, illus.; sold to a London collector; to Didier Aaron, Inc., New York, 2001; sold to present collection, 2003.

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