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Inscription

lower left in brown paint: chardin. / [illegible date]

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Provenance

Possibly (Wildenstein & Co., Paris, New York, and London);[1] David David-Weill [1871-1952], Neuilly-sur-Seine, France, by 1925;[2] purchased March 1936 with the David-Weill collection by (Wildenstein & Co., Paris, New York, and London);[3] sold 1946 to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York; gift 1952 to NGA.

Exhibition History

1937
Paintings from the David-Weill Collection, Wildenstein & Co., Inc., New York, 1937, no. 5, as Nature Morte.
1939
The Great Tradition of French Painting, Wildenstein & Co., Inc., New York, 1939, no. 18, as The Pheasant.
1979
Chardin 1699-1779, Grand Palais, Paris; Cleveland Museum of Art; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1979, no. 99, repro.
1999
Chardin, Galeries nationales du Grand Palais, Paris; Kunstmuseum Düsseldorf; Royal Academy of Arts, London; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1999-2000, no. 71, repro., as Two Rabbits, a Pheasant and a Seville Orange on a Stone Ledge.
2002
Anne Vallayer-Coster: Painter to the Court of Marie-Antoinette, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; Dallas Museum of Art; The Frick Collection, New York, 2002-2003, no. B, pl. 82 (shown only in Washington and Dallas).

Bibliography

1948
Wildenstein and Company. French XVIII Century Paintings. New York, 1948: 4
1951
_Paintings and Sculpture from the Kress Collection Acquired by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation 1945-1951. Introduction by John Walker, text by William E. Suida. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1951: 228, no. 102, repro., as Still Life.
1959
_Paintings and Sculpture from the Samuel H. Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1959: 353, repro., as Still Life.
1965
_Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 26, as Still Life.
1968
_European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 19, repro.
1975
_European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 66, repro., as Still Life.
1977
Eisler, Colin. Paintings from the Samuel H. Kress Collection: European Schools Excluding Italian. Oxford, 1977: 314-315, fig. 277.
1983
Rosenberg, Pierre. L'opera completa di Chardin. Milan, 1983: no. 138, repro.
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 323, no. 428, color repro.
1985
_European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 86, repro.
1986
Conisbee, Philip. Chardin. Oxford, 1986: 189, repro. pl. 185, detail repro. pl. 184.
1993
Held, Jutta, and Norbert Schneider. Sozialgeschichte der Malerei vom Spätmittelalter bis ins 20. Jahrhundert. Cologne, 1993:repro. 327.
1994
Roland Michel, Marianne. Chardin. Paris, 1994:134-137, 143 n. 18, 187 n. 19, color repro. 136.
2004
Hand, John Oliver. National Gallery of Art: Master Paintings from the Collection. Washington and New York, 2004: 251, no. 200, color repro.
2005
_The Arts of France from François Ier to Napoléon Ier. A Centennial Celebration of Wildenstein's Presence in New York. Exh. cat. Wildenstein & Co., Inc., New York, 2005: 58, fig. 50, 73 (not in the exhibition).
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. 17, 89-91, color repro.

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