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lower right: Renoir. 79.

Provenance

Adolph Lewisohn [c. 1849-1938], New York, by 1921; [1] by inheritance to his son Sam Adolph Lewisohn [1884-1951], New York; by inheritance to his wife, née Margaret Seligman [1895-1954], New York; bequest 1954 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1921
Loan Exhibition of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Paintings, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1921, no. 106, repro.
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. 64
1980
Fifty Years of French Painting: The Emergence of Modern Art, Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, Alabama, 1980
1988
Renoir Retrospective, Nagoya City Art Museum; Hiroshima Museum of Art; Nara Prefectoral Museum of Art, 1988-1989, no. 35, repro.
1996
Obras Maestras de la National Gallery of Art de Washington, Museo Nacional de Antropología, Mexico City, 1996-1997, unnumbered catalogue, 158-159, color repro.
2007
Renoir Landscapes 1865-1883, The National Gallery, London; National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa; Philadelphia Museum of Art, 2007-2008, no. 46, repro., as The Mussel Harvest.
Bibliography
1928
Bourgeois, Stephen. The Adolphe Lewisohn Collection of Modern French Paintings and Sculptures. New York, 1928: 132, repro.
1929
Meier-Graefe, Julius. Renoir. Leipzig, 1929: repro. p. 115, no. 114.
1934
Vollard, Ambroise. Renoir: An Intimate Record. New York, 1934:245.
1936
Wilenski, R.H. French Painting. Boston, 1936:262.
1937
McBride, Henry. "The Renoirs in America: In Appreciation of the Metropolitan Museum's Exhibition," Art News 35, no. 31 (1 May 1937): repro. p. 74.
1940
Wilenski, R.H. Modern French Painters. New York, 1940: 338.
1944
Drucker, Michel. Renoir. Paris, 1944:53-54, 201, repro. pl. 54.
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 112.
1968
European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 99, repro.
1972
Fezzi, Elda. L'opera completa di Renoir nel period impressionista. Milan, 1972: no. 371, repro.
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 292, repro.
1980
Monneret, Sophie (intro). Guida alla pittura di Renoir. Milan, 1980: no. 390.
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 469, no. 683, color repro.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 336, repro.