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Jean-Honoré Fragonard Villa-Museum

Marguerite GERARD The Studio or The Drawing Lesson

05 June 2014 / 18h00

The Studio or The Drawing Lesson

Early 19th century - oil on canvas

Villa Musée Fragonard – donated by Mr. David Weill

Inv. 2010.0.368

The artist often chose themes based on familiar scenes, in this case a drawing lesson. According to Anne-Pauline Lepailleur, who had this painting in her collection, the two young women were the Bellecousine sisters, relatives and pupils of Marguerite Gérard.