Lot 229: JEAN-HONORÉ FRAGONARD L'Armoire.
03 November 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Etching, 1778. 395x495 mm; 15 1/2x19 1/2 inches, small margins. The second edition, published by Naudet. A very good, well-inked impression with strong contrasts.
According to Carlson, Fragonard's "largest and most complex etching" (Carlson/Ittmann, Regency to Empire, French Printmaking 1715-1814, Minneapolis, 1984, p. 227). Wildenstein 23.