The Rest by a Fountain

Charles-Joseph Natoire, French, 1700 - 1777

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about 1737

Oil on canvas

Overall: 27 3/16 x 35 13/16 in. (69 x 91 cm)

Frame: 34 3/4 × 43 9/16 × 3 1/16 in. (88.2 × 110.6 × 7.7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Mrs. Harvey P. Hood W'18 Fund and the Miriam H. and S. Sidney Stoneman Acquisition Fund

P.995.43

Geography/Culture

Europe, France

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Painting

Classification

Nazi-Era Provenance Research

Painting

Not on view

Inscription

Signed, lower left: Natoire. / .f.

Course History

ARTH 2, Introduction to the History of Art II, Joy Kenseth, Mary Coffey, Winter 2016

ARTH 48, Art & Society in the Age of the Rococo, Kristin O'Rourke, Winter 2016

ARTH 48, Rococo to Neoclassicism, Kristin O'Rourke, Fall 2014

ARTH 2, Introduction to the History of Art II, Joy Kenseth, Mary Coffey, Winter 2014

ARTH 2, Introduction to the History of Art II, Katie Hornstein, Jane Carroll, Winter 2013

ARTH 2, Introduction to the History of Art II, Katie Hornstein, Jane Carroll, Winter 2013

ARTH 2, Introduction to the History of Art II, Joy Kenseth, Marlene Heck, Winter 2012

Exhibition History

America Collects Eighteenth-Century French Painting, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, May 21-August 20, 2017.

Points of View, Art History 2, ARTH 2, Winter 2016, Joy Kenseth and Mary Coffey, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Harrington Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 1-March 13, 2016.

Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 20, 2009-present.

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.

Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 3, 1999-January 14, 2008.

Aspects of Human Experience: Works from the Permanent Collection, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Art History 2, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 12, 1998-March 14, 1999.

Intimate Encounters: Love and Domesticity in Eighteenth-Century France, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 4, 1997-January 4, 1998; The Toledo Museum, Toledo, Ohio, February 15-May 10, 1998; The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas, May 31-August 23, 1998.

Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, July 28, 1995-June 22, 1997.

Publication History

T. Barton Thurber, European Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2008, pp. 66-67, ill. p.67, no. 25.

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.51.

Richard Rand, Intimate Encounters: Love and Domesticity in Eighteenth-Century France, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1997, ill. title page, p.119-121, no. 15, ill. p. 121.

"9 Reasons Why The Hood Bought This Painting", Dartmouth Alumni Magazine, Volume 88, Number 8, May 1996, South Burlington: The Lane Press Inc., 1996, pages 46-47

Provenance

Jean-Francois de Cancy, France, date unknown; Christie's, lot 49, December 4, 1992; sold to Didier Aaron, Inc., New York, 1992; sold to present collection, 1995.

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