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Inscription

lower right: P Gauguin 97

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Provenance

Sold 30 October 1898 via Daniel de Monfried [1856-1929] to Ambroise Vollard [1867-1939], Paris; sold November 1898 to Edgar Degas [1834-1917]; (Degas atelier sale I, Galerie George Petit, Paris, 26-27 March 1918, no. 47 as Tahiti, paysage, 93 x 61 cm. dimensions reversed ); probably bought there by Ambroise Vollard;[1] probably sold to Adolph Lewisohn [c. 1849-1938], New York, by 1921; [2] by inheritance to his son Sam A. Lewisohn [1884-1951], New York; bequest 1951 to NGA.

Exhibition History

1898
Probably Vollard, Paris, November 1898.
1921
Loan Exhibition of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Paintings, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1921, no. 54, repro.
1929
First Loan Exhibition: Cézanne, Gauguin, Seurat, van Gogh, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1929, no. 48, repro.
1934
The Development of Landscape Painting Through Twenty Centuries of European Art, Memorial Art Gallery, University of Rochester, 1934, no. 22.
1935
A Survey of French Painting, Baltimore Museum of Art, 1935, no. 14, repro.
1941
French Painting from David to Toulouse-Lautrec, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1941, no. 53, repro.
1944
Corot to Picasso. The American British Art Center, New York, 1944, no. 9, repro.
1946
A Loan Exhibition of Paul Gauguin for the Benefit of the New York Infirmary, Wildenstein, New York, 1946, no. 33
1951
The Lewisohn Collection: A Catalogue ... before the dispersal of bequests to various museums and galleries, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1951, no. 35
1980
Post-Impressionism: Cross-Currents in European and American Painting 1880-1906, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1980, not in cat.
1986
Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Masterpieces from the National Gallery of Art, Washington, State Hermitage Museum, Leningrad, and State Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow, 1986
1987
Paul Gauguin, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, and Aichi Pregectural Art Gallery, Nagoya, 1987, no. 72, repro.
1988
The Art of Paul Gauguin, National Gallery of Art, Washington; The Art Institute of Chicago; Grand Palais, Paris, 1988-1989, no. 224, repro.
1988
The Pastoral Landscape: The Legacy of Venice, The National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1988-1989, no. 219, repro.
1990
Französische Impressionisten und ihre Wegbereiter aus der National Gallery of Art, Washington und dem Cincinnati Art Museum, Neue Pinakothek, Munich, 1990, no. 69, repro.
1992
From El Greco to Cézanne: Masterpieces of European Painting from the National Gallery of Art, Washington, and The Metroplitan Museum of Art, New York, National Gallery of Greece, Athens, 1992-1993, no. 68, repro.
1997
The Private Collection of Edgar Degas, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1997-1998, no. 487, repro., as Bathers (Tahitian Landscape).
2000
The Year 1900: Art at the Crossroads, Royal Academy of Arts, London; Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, 2000, no. 58, repro.
2006
Cezanne to Picasso: Ambroise Vollard, Patron of the Avant Garde, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; The Art Institute of Chicago; Musée d'Orsay, Paris, 2006-2007, no. 94, repro.
2010
Gauguin: Maker of Myth, Tate, London; National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 2010-2011, no. 114, repro.
2011
Gauguin / Polynesia, Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, Copenhagen; Seattle Art Museum, 2011-2012, no. 292, repro.

Bibliography

1928
Bourgeois, Stephan. The Adolph Lewisohn Collection of Modern French Paintings and Sculptures. New York, 1928:165, repro.
1964
Wildenstein, Georges. Gauguin. Paris, 1964: 240, no. 572.
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 55.
1968
European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 48, repro.
1973
Rewald, John. The History of Impressionism. New York, 1973: 573, repro.
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 146, repro.
1981
Sugana, Gabriele Mandel. Tout l'oeuvre peint de Gauguin. Paris, c. 1981: no. 393, repro.
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 524, no. 788, color repro.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 167, repro.
1988
Cafritz, Robert C., Lawrence Gowing, and David Rosand. Places of Delight: The Pastoral Landscape. Washington, 1988:234, repro.
1991
Coman, Florence E. Joie de Vivre: French Paintings from the National Gallery of Art. Washington, 1991: no. 25, repro.
1997
Ives, Colta et al. The Private Collection of Edgar Degas: A Summary Catalogue. New York, 1997: no. 487.

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