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image of The Loge Mary Cassatt (artist)
American, 1844 - 1926
The Loge, c. 1878-1880
oil on canvas
overall: 79.8 x 63.8 cm (31 7/16 x 25 1/8 in.) framed: 111.1 x 95.3 cm (43 3/4 x 37 1/2 in.)
Chester Dale Collection
1963.10.96
Not on View
From the Tour: Mary Cassatt, Auguste Renoir
Object 1 of 7

Provenance

Purchased April 1896 from the artist by (Durand-Ruel, Paris); sold August 1911 to Baron de Herzog.[1] Marczell von Nemes, Budapest, by 1912;[2] (his sale, Galerie Manzi Joyant, Paris, 18 June 1913, no. 84). Sold 17 December 1929 to Chester Dale [1883-1962], New York;[3] bequest 1963 to NGA.

[1] Letter of 26 March 1930 from Durand-Ruel to Mrs. Chester Dale, in NGA curatorial files.

[2] The painting was included in a 1912 exhibition of his collection in Dusseldorf.

[3] The Chester Dale papers in NGA curatorial files provide the date of purchase, and give the source as "Paul Rosenberg". Press coverage (Art News of 28 December 1929, and Art Digest of 1 January 1930) reported that the purchase was from Wildenstein & Co.

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