Young Girl Holding a Basket of Fruit
mid 18th century
Francois-Hubert Drouais (French, 1727-1775)
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  • Artist Name: Francois-Hubert Drouais (French, 1727-1775)
  • Title: Young Girl Holding a Basket of Fruit
  • Date: mid 18th century
  • Medium: Oil on canvas
  • Dimensions: 28-3/4 x 23-1/4 in. (73.0 x 59.1 cm)
  • Credit Line: Norton Simon Art Foundation
  • Accession Number: M.1979.46.P
  • Copyright: © Norton Simon Art Foundation

Object Information

(sale, Paris, Palais Galliera, 6 April 1976, lot 24, ill., as Jeune fille tenant une corbeille de fruits, to);
[Sylvia Blatas, buying for];
Norton Simon, Los Angeles, acc. N.76.17.1.P., consigned 1978 to;
[Schaeffer Galleries, New York, returned to];
Norton Simon, gift 1979 to;
Norton Simon Art Foundation.


  • Paris, 1759 to

[on loan]

  • Music Center, Performing Arts Center of Los Angeles County, 1984-03-30 to

Display in the Founder's Room, Dorothy Chandler Pavilion

  • Music Center, Performing Arts Center of Los Angeles County, 2017-02-08 to 2018-02-08

All Consuming: Art and the Essence of Food

  • Norton Simon Museum, 2023-04-14 to 2023-08-14
  • Campbell, Sara, Collector Without Walls: Norton Simon and His Hunt for the Best, 2010, cat. 1321 p. 394

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