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The Goddess Minerva
Jean Honore Fragonard(French, 1732-1806)
- c. 1772
- Oil on canvas
- 27 5/8 x 21 7/8 in. (70.2 x 55.6 cm),oval canvas FRAMED: 38 x 29 x 4
- European Painting
- Bequest of Mr. and Mrs. Edgar B. Whitcomb
- Accession No.
- [Possibly from the collection of the Duc de Liancourt?]; Paris, Lucien Guiraud (dealer); Paris, coll. Wildenstein; Monsieur Destrem, 20 rue Roquepine, Paris from whom acquired by R. Gimpel on 5 January 1923; Paris, René Gimpel (dealer) from whom purchased by Mr. & Mrs. Edgar B. Whitcomb in 1925 (invoiced 21 July 1925; paid 16 Nov. 1925); Detroit, Collection Mr. and Mrs. Edgar B. Whitcomb, by whom bequeathed to the DIA in 1953.
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