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Title: Rinaldo in the gardens of Armida

Creator: Fragonard, Jean-Honore

Location repository: Art Gallery of New South Wales

Repository work id number: 485.1993

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Culture: French

Descriptive note: brush and brown ink over black chalk underdrawing. Subject is an episode from the Italian writer Tasso's epic 'Jerusalem delivered'. Fragonard spent almost six years in Italy. The Art of Gallery of New South Wales have a full list of provenance. From Charles Natoire (France, b. 1700, d. 1777), France, Sold Paris 14 December 1778, lot 102 to James Oswald Fairfax (Australia, b. 1933), 29 May 1991-31 Aug 1993, Bowral/ New South Wales/ Australia, Gift of James Fairfax 1993. Purchased by James Fairfax from Agnew's 1991. For full list go to the Art Gallery of NSW website. The Art Gallery also has an extensive bibliography and exhibition venue list. Gift of James Fairfax 1993.


Earliest date: 1761

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Language: English

Latest date: 1764

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Materials techniques: ink

Materials techniques 2: chalk

Measurements: 35.5 x 46.3 cm (sheet) 65.0 x 74.6 x 3.5 cm (frame)

Object work type: drawing


Record source: AGNSW Catalogue (online)

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