The Rest by a Fountain

Charles-Joseph Natoire, French, 1700 - 1777

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about 1737

Oil on canvas

Overall: 27 3/16 × 35 13/16 in. (69 × 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: Purchased through the Mrs. Harvey P. Hood W'18 Fund and the Miriam H. and S. Sidney Stoneman Acquisition Fund

P.995.43

Geography

Place Made: France, Europe

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Painting

Research Area

Nazi-Era Provenance Research

Painting

Not on view

Inscriptions

Signed, lower left: Natoire. / .f.

Course History

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

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, Mary Coffey, Winter 2014

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

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

Exhibition History

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

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.

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.

From Altarpiece to Portrait: Assembling a European Collection, Harrington Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 26, 2019-February 16, 2020.

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, April 20, 2009-present.

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

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

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.

Publication History

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

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.

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.

John R. Stomberg, The Hood Now: Art and Inquiry at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 2019, p. 99, ill. plate no. 30.

Provenance

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

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