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Provenance

Léopold Goldschmidt [1830-1904], Paris; probably by inheritance to his son-in-law, comte Ange-André Pastré [1856-1926], Paris. (Jonas, Paris); purchased 1937 by (Wildenstein & Co., Paris, New York, and London);[1] sold December 1944 to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York;[2] gift 1946 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1946
Recent Additions to the Kress Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1946, no. 780.
Bibliography
1945
Paintings and Sculpture from the Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1945 (reprinted 1947, 1949): 161, repro., as by Chardin.
1946
Frankfurter, Alfred M. Supplement to the Kress Collection in the National Gallery. New York, 1946: 7, color repro., as by Chardin.
1948
Wildenstein and Company. French XVIII Century Paintings. New York, 1948: 4, as by Chardin.
1959
Paintings and Sculpture from the Samuel H. Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1959: 356, repro., as by Chardin.
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 26, as by Chardin.
1968
European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 20, repro., as by Chardin.
1969
Wildenstein, Georges. Chardin. Revised and enlarged edition by Daniel Wildenstein. Oxford, 1969: no. 212, fig. 99, as Portrait of M... with a Muff by Chardin.
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 66, repro., as by Chardin.
1977
Eisler, Colin. Paintings from the Samuel H. Kress Collection: European Schools Excluding Italian. Oxford, 1977: 351-352, fig. 325.
1983
Rosenberg, Pierre. L'opera completa di Chardin. Milan, 1983: no. R12, repro. [refused].
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 25, repro.
2009
Conisbee, Philip, et al. French Paintings of the Fifteenth through the Eighteenth Century. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. Washington, D.C., 2009: no. 53, 243-245, color repro.