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Provenance

M. de Périgny;[1] (sale, Paris, 6-7 April 1841, no. 119, as by Bouchardon). Duc de Cambacerès, Paris. (Wildenstein & Co., New York); acquired 1946 by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York; gift 1952 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1973
François Boucher in North American Collections: One Hundred Drawings, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; Art Institute of Chicago, 1973-1974, unnumbered brochure titled François Boucher: Influence and Versatility (shown only in Washington).
1984
In Quest of Excellence, Center for the Fine Arts, Miami, 1984.
1984
Joseph Ternbach: Conservator - Collector, The Queens Museum, Flushing, New York, 1984-1985, no. 74, repro.
Bibliography
1894
Valabrègue, Antony. "Madame Falconet: Une artiste française en Russie." La vie contemporaine 3 (1894): 326-344.
1898
Vitry, Paul. "Deux statuettes françaises du sculpteur Pfaff (XVIIe siecle) au chateau de Monbijou, a Berlin." La revue de l'Art ancien et moderne 3 (1898): 155-162.
1923
Réau, Louis. "Une femme-sculpteur française au XVIIe siècle: Marie-Anne Collot (Madame Falconet)." L'Art et les artists 6 (1923): 165-171.
1931
Réau, Louis. "Les bustes de Marie-Anne Collot." La Renaissance 14 (1931): 306-312.
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: 254, no. 114, repro., as Madame de Pompadour as the Venus of the Doves.
1957
Shapley, Fern Rusk. Comparisons in Art: A Companion to the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC. London, 1957 (reprinted 1959): pl. 48.
1959
Paintings and Sculpture from the Samuel H. Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1959: 449, repro., as Madame de Pompadour as the Venus of the Doves.
1961
Seymour 1961 (Kress), pl. 177.
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 154, as Madame de Pompadour as the Venus of the Doves.
1968
European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 137, repro., as Madame de Pompadour as the Venus of the Doves.
1976
Middeldorf, Ulrich. Sculptures from the Samuel H. Kress Collection: European Schools XIV-XIX Century. London, 1976: 109, fig. 186-187.
1990
Sporre, Dennis J. Reality through the Arts. Edgewood Cliffs, NJ, 1990: 267, repro.
1991
Bauer, Hermann and Hans Sedlmayr. Rokoko: Struktur und Wesen einer europäischen Epoche. Köln, 1991: 28, repro.
1993
Sporre, Dennis J. The Creative Impulse: An Introduction to the Arts. Edgewood Cliffs, New Jersey, 1993: 359, fig. 12, 14.
1994
Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1994: 82, repro.
1999
Norman Herz, Katherine A. Holbrow and Shelley G. Sturman. "Marble Sculture in the National Gallery of Art: a Provenance Study." In Max Schvoerer, ed. Archéomatériaux: marbres et autres roches: ASMOSIA IV, Bordeaux, France 9-13 october 1995: actes de la IVème Conférence international de l’Association pour l’étude des marbres et autres roches utilizes dans le passé. Talence, 1999: 101-110.
2000
National Gallery of Art Special Issue. Connaissance des Arts. Paris, 2000: 61.
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: 65, fig. 88, 75 (not in the exhibition).
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