La Lecture (Reading)

Henri Fantin-Latour, French, 1836 - 1904



Crayon-manner lithograph on wove paper


Image: 6 5/16 × 5 in. (16.1 × 12.7 cm)

Sheet: 12 15/16 × 11 1/16 in. (32.9 × 28.1 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Abby Aldrich Rockefeller



Place Made: France, Europe


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed, in stone, upper left: Fantin; inscribed, in stone, lower right: A G. Hédiard / h. Fantin

Exhibition History

19th Century Prints from the Permanent Collection, Lower Jewett Corridor, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 12-March 25, 1979.

Treasures from the Print Collection, Beaumont-May Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, July 3-August 17, 1980.


C. W. Kraushaar, New York; sold to Abby Aldrich Rockefeller (1874-1948), New York, November 8, 1927; given to present collection, 1935.

Catalogue Raisonne

Hediard (1906): 136; Fantin-Latour (1911): 1682; Adhémar (1954), IFF: 110

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