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lower right: forain

Provenance

(Charles Sessler, Philadelphia); sold 16 September 1929 to Lessing J. Rosenwald [1891-1979], Jenkintown, PA;[1] gift 1943 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1929
Twenty-Eighth Annual International Exhibitions of Paintings, Carnegie Institue, Pittsburgh, 1929, no. 153, as La Palissade.
1932
Forain: The Collection of Lessing J. Rosenwald, The Pennsylvania Museum of Art, Philadelphia, 1932, no. 10, as La Palissade
1984
Loan for display with permanent collection, Oklahoma Museum of Art, Oklahoma City, 1984-1987.
Bibliography
1932
Cary, Elisabeth Luther. "A Tribute to Forain." Parnassus 4 (November 1932): 23
1933
Youtz, Philip. "Forain, Artist and Journalist." American Magazine of Art XXVI (Feb 1933):87, repro.
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 51.
1968
European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 43, repro.
1969
Wasell, Nancy Michelle. Jean Louis Forain, the Painter. M.A. Thesis, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1969:50, repro
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 130, repro.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 155, repro.