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Inscription

upper right corner: 1ER JUILLET; lower right: SADI CARNOT / PRESIDENT / DE LA / REPUBLIQUE / FRANÇAISE; lower right corner: O. Roty

Provenance

(David and Constance Yates, New York); purchased 2004 for NGA by anonymous donor.



Exhibition History
2009
The Darker Side of Light: Arts of Privacy, 1850-1900, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles; National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; David and Alfred Smart Museum of Art, University of Chicago, 2009-2010, unnumbered catalogue, fig. 12 of chapter "Sculpture and Privacy."