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Possibly collection of Monsieur Servat, 1777, or possibly (sale of Comtesse du Barry, Radix de Sainte Foy, La Ferré, et al., Paillet at Hôtel d'Aligre, Paris, 17 February 1777, no. 55); purchased by Aubert. Duc de la Rochefoucauld-Liancourt [1747-1827]. Poilleux collection, Paris. Eduardo Guinle, Rio de Janeiro. Nicolas Ambatielos, London. William R. Timken [1866-1949], New York, by 1935; by inheritance to his widow, Lillian Guyer Timken [1881-1959], New York;[1] bequest 1960 to NGA.

Exhibition History

1912
Exposition de tableaux anciens principalement de l'école française du XVIIe et du XVIIIe siècle, Galerie Wildenstein, Paris, 1912, no. 16.
1935
French Painting and Sculpture of the XVIII Century, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1935, no. 49, repro.
1936
Twentieth Anniversary Exhibition of the Cleveland Museum of Art. The Official Art Exhibition of the Great Lakes Exposition, The Cleveland Museum of Art, 1936, no. 59.
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. 79, repro.

Bibliography

1889
Portalis, Roger. Honoré Fragonard, sa vie et son oeuvre. Paris, 1889:115.
1960
Wildenstein, Georges. The Paintings of Fragonard. New York, 1960: no. 368
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 52
1968
European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 44, repro.
1972
Mandel, Gabriele. L'Opera completa di Fragonard. Milan, 1972: no. 390, repro.
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 132, repro.
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 341, no. 461, color repro.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 158, 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. 36, 176-181, color repro.

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