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Jean-Honoré Fragonard born Grasse, France, 1732; died Paris, France, 1806
Charlemagne Leads Angelica away from Roland, 1785, illustration for Orlando Furioso Canto I (6-9) by Ariosto black chalk and brown wash and traces of graphite on laid paper, 40.0 x 46.0 cm Purchase, Walter C. Laidlaw Endowment, 1978

Jean-Honoré Fragonard
born Grasse, France, 1732; died Paris, France, 1806

Charlemagne Leads Angelica away from Roland, 1785, illustration for Orlando Furioso Canto I (6-9) by Ariosto
black chalk and brown wash and traces of graphite on laid paper, 40.0 x 46.0 cm
Purchase, Walter C. Laidlaw Endowment, 1978

2011/02/28 — Tags: Jean-Honoré Fragonard Prints and Drawings Collection European Collection chalk drawing 1700s
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