François Boucher

An Angel Bringing Food to a Hermit

unknown
This drawing by Boucher served as the model for his pupil Fragonard's first etching. The unidentified hermit in the wilderness may be St. Jerome, or the Prophet Elijah, or St. Onophrius.
Title
An Angel Bringing Food to a Hermit
Date
unknown
Medium
Drawing
Materials
black chalk on laid paper
Dimensions
31.6 x 21.6 cm
Nationality
French
Credit line
Gift of Mrs. Samuel Bronfman, Montreal, 1957
Accession number
6888