Overview

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Inscription

center right: Chardin / 1738

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Provenance

Acquired from the artist by Prince Joseph Wenzel of Liechtenstein [1696-1772, Austrian ambassador to France, 1737-1741]; by descent through the Princes of Liechtenstein, Vienna and later Vaduz, until at least 1948; (Frederick Mont, Inc., New York); purchased 8 March 1951 by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York;[1] gift 1952 to NGA.

Exhibition History

1739
Salon, Paris, 1739, unnumbered catalogue.
1907
Chardin et Fragonard, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, 1907, no. 22, as La Cuisiniere.
1910
Ausstellung von Werken französischer Kunst des XVIII. Jahrhunderts, Königliche Akademie der Künste, Berlin, 1910, no. 308, as Eine Köchin, Rüben schälend (no. 25 in French ed.).
1948
Meisterwerke aus den Sammlungen des Fürsten von Liechtenstein, Kunstmuseum, Lucerne, 1948, no. 8, as Die Rübenschälerin.
1997
Intimate Encounters: Love and Domesticity in 18th-century France, Hood Museum of Aart, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire; Toledo Museum of Art, Ohio; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 1997-1998, no. 16, 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. 57, repro., as The Turnip Peeler (shown only in Paris and Düsseldorf).
2003
The Age of Watteau, Chardin, and Fragonard: Masterpieces of French Genre Painting, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa; National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; Altes Museum, Berlin, 2003-2004, no. 37, repro.

Bibliography

1929
Osborn, Max. Die Kunst des Rokoko. Berlin, 1929: repro. 184, 611.
1952
Frankfurter, Alfred M. "Interpreting Masterpieces: Twenty-four Paintings from the Kress Collection." Art News Annual 16 (1952): 128-129, repro. 123
1957
Shapley, Fern Rusk. Comparisons in Art: A Companion to the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC. London, 1957 (reprinted 1959): 45, 50, pl. 117, 129
1959
Cooke, Hereward Lester. French Paintings of the 16th-18th Centuries in the National Gallery of Art. Washington, D.C., 1959 (Booklet Number Four in Ten Schools of Painting in the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.): 42, color repro. on cover.
1959
Paintings and Sculpture from the Samuel H. Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1959: 354, repro.
1961
Seymour 1961 (Kress), 180, color repro. pl. 174
1962
Cairns, Huntington, and John Walker, eds., Treasures from the National Gallery of Art, New York, 1962: 108, color repro.
1963
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.. New York, 1963 (reprinted 1964 in French, German, and Spanish): 317, repro.
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 27
1966
Cairns, Huntington, and John Walker, eds. A Pageant of Painting from the National Gallery of Art. 2 vols. New York, 1966: 2:306, color repro.
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: 68, repro.
1977
Eisler, Colin. Paintings from the Samuel H. Kress Collection: European Schools Excluding Italian. Oxford, 1977: 311-313, fig. 278.
1983
Rosenberg, Pierre. L'opera completa di Chardin. Milan, 1983: no. 116, pl. 28.
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 323, no. 425, color repro.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 87, repro.
1986
Conisbee, Philip. Chardin. Oxford, 1986: 128-131, repro. pl. 121.
1987
Pantazzi, Michael. European and American Painting, Sculpture, and Decorative Arts: Catalogue of the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa. vol.1, 1987:74-76.
1990
Fried, Michael. Courbet's Realism. Chicago, 1990:8-9, repro.
1991
Démoris, René. Chardin, la chair et l'object. Paris, 1991:81, 93, 106, 125-126, detail color repro. on cover.
1994
Roland Michel, Marianne. Chardin. Paris. 1994:41, 44, 68, 70, 122, 160, 209, 213, 249, 261, color repro. 42.
1995
Edizel, Gerar. "Jean-Siméon Chardin: Seeing, Playing, Forgetting, and the Practice of Modern Imitation." PhD. diss., Cornell University, 1995:81-83, repro. fig. 14.
1995
Jollet, Etienne. Chardin: La vie silencieuse. Paris, 1995: 38, color repro.
2004
Hand, John Oliver. National Gallery of Art: Master Paintings from the Collection. Washington and New York, 2004: 250, no. 199, color 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. 14, 75-79, color repro.
2010
Ledbury, Mark. "Embracing and Escaping the Material: Genre Painting, Objects and Private Life in Eighteenth-Century France." In Andrew Kahn, ed. Representing Private Lives of the Enlightenment, Oxford, 2010: 202, fig. 9.

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