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Inscription

lower right: COROT

Provenance

Sir John Charles Frederic Sigismund Day [d. 1908], Falkland Lodge, Newbury, Berkshire, by 1891;[1] (his estate sale, Christie, Manson & Woods, Ltd., London, 13 May 1909, no. 11); purchased by (Arnold & Tripp, Paris).[2] (E.J. van Wisselingh and Co., Amsterdam); sold 1909 to (M. Knoedler & Co., London, New York, and Paris);[3] sold 1909 to R. Horace Gallatin [1871-1948], New York; bequest 1949 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1967
Loan for display with permanent collection, Tampa Bay Art Center, University of Tampa, Florida, 1967-1969.
1969
Loan for display with permanent collection, Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, Florida, 1969.
Bibliography
1905
Robaut, Alfred, and Etienne Moreau-Nélaton. L'Oeuvre de Corot. Catalogue raisonné et illustré. 5 vols. Paris, 1905: 3:no. 2327, as La paysanne aux deux vaches.
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 30.
1968
European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 24, repro.
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 76, repro.
1975
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. New York, 1975: 436, no. 634, color repro.
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 432, no. 622, color repro.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 95, repro.
2000
Eitner, Lorenz. French Paintings of the Nineteenth Century, Part I: Before Impressionism. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. Washington, D.C., 2000: 78-81, repro.