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Provenance

George M. Salting [1835-1909], London;[1] sold 1901 to (Thos. Agnew and Sons Ltd., London); sold the same year to (Asher Wertheimer, London).[2] Nikolaus von Uthemann [d. 1925; the name also spelled Utheman and Huthemann], St. Petersburg and Lucerne, by 1914;[3] sold May 1925 to (Lucerne Fine Art Co./Boehler & Steinmeyer, Lucerne);[4] sold to Ralph Harman [1873-1931] and Mary Batterman [d. 1951] Booth, Grosse Point, Michigan, by December 1926;[5] by inheritance to their daughter and son-in-law, William D. and Virginia Booth Vogel, Milwaukee; gift 1955 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1902
Exhibition of a Selection of Works by French and English Painters of the Eighteenth Century, Corporation of London Art Gallery, 1902, no. 134, as Group in a Garden.
1926
A Loan Exhibition of French Paintings, Detroit Institute of Arts, 1926, no. 43, repro.
1927
Fifth Loan Exhibition of Old and Modern Masters, Detroit Institute of Arts, 1927, no. 85, as Fête Galante.
1928
Loan Exhibition of Paintings from Memling, Holbein and Titian to Renoir and Picasso, Reinhardt Galleries, New York, 1928, no. 14, repro., as Fête Champêtre.
1933
A Century of Progress: Exhibition of Paintings and Sculpture, The Art Institute of Chicago, 1933, no. 223, as Fete Champetre.
Bibliography
1963
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. New York, 1963 (reprinted 1964 in French, German, and Spanish): 316, repro.
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 99
1968
European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 87, repro.
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 260, repro.
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 330, no. 442, color repro.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 301, 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. 79, 365-368, color repro.