The Wallace Collection

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The Souvenir (Le chiffre d'amour)
  • Jean-Honoré Fragonard (1732 - 1806)
  • The Souvenir (Le chiffre d'amour)
  • France
  • c.1775 - c.1780
  • Painting
  • Oil on walnut panel
  • Image size: 25.2 x 19 cm
    Object size: 26.5 x 20.5 cm, made up with oak strips at each edge
  • Signature: 'fragonard.'
  • P382
  • Study
Commentary
History
Further Reading
  • Probably Calonne sale, Paris, 21 April 1788, no. 174; Verrier; Mme. Goman sale, Paris, 06 February 1792, no. 99; anon. sale, Paris, 11 April 1822, no. 11; possibly anon. sale, Paris, 12-13 January 1834, no. 40; the duc de Morny; his sale, Paris, 02 June 1865, no. 99; Richard Seymour-Conway, 4th Marquess of Hertford.