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Inscription

lower left: L. David. 1813.

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Provenance

Bequeathed in 1826 by the sitter, Marguerite-Charlotte David, née Pécoul [1764-1826],[1] to her daughter, Baronne Claude-Marie Meunier, née Laure-Emilie-Félicité David [1786-1863], Calais;[2] her daughter-in-law, Baronne Jules Meunier, née Pauline Derode [1824-1903], Calais; the artist's great-granddaughter, Mme. Marius Bianchi, née Mathilde Jeanin, by 1913;[3] her daughter, Caroline-Pauline-Thérèse, Comtesse Joachim Murat [1870-1940], by 1930;[4] her sister, Renée, vicomtesse de Fleury [1869-1948]; (Pierre Cailleux, Paris), 1948-1953.[5] (Jointly owned by Otto Wertheimer, Paris, and M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., New York);[6] sold 1954 to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York; gift 1961 to NGA.

Exhibition History

1846
Exposition au profit de l'Association des Artistes, Peintres, et Sculpteurs, Bazar Bonne Nouvelle, Paris, 1846, no. 11
1913
David et ses elèves, Petit Palais, Paris, 1913, no. 56, repro.
1914
Exposition d'art français du XIX siècle, Musée Royal de Copenhague, Copenhagen, 1914, no. 65
1948
David. Exhibition of Paintings and Drawings, The Arts Council of Great Britain, Tate Gallery, London, and City Art Gallery, Manchester, 1948-1949, no. 27, repro.
1948
David. Exposition en honneur du deuxième centenaire de sa naissance, Musée de l'Orangerie, Paris, 1948, no. 68
1949
Exposition des magiciens de la peinture, Galerie Bernheim-Jeune, Paris, 1949, no. 13
1950
Cent portraits de femmes, Galerie Charpentier, Paris, 1950, no. 25c, repro.
1952
Meisterwerke de französichen Malerie von Poussin bis Ingres, Kunsthalle, Hamburg and Alte Pinakothek, Munich, 1952, no. 14, repro.
1952
Peintres de portraits, Galerie Bernheim-Jeune, Paris, 1952, no. 16
1989
Jacques-Louis David 1748-1825, Musée du Louvre, Paris, 1989-1990, no. 213, repro.
2005
Jacques-Louis David: Empire to Exile, The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles; Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, 2005, no. 23, repro., as Portrait of Marguerite-Charlotte David, née Pécoul.

Bibliography

1824
Notice sur la vie et les ouvrages de M. J.-L. David. Paris, 1824: 21.
1826
Mahul, A. Annuaire necrologique, ou complement annuel et continuation de toutes les biographies ou dictionnnaires historiques....Année 1825. Paris, 1826: 141.
1826
Th. A. Vie de David, Premier Peintre de Napoléon. Brussels, 1826: 242 (Paris edition, 1826: 166).
1827
Coupin, P.A. "Essai sur J.-L. David, peintre d'histoire." Revue encyclopédique. 61 vols. Paris, 1819-1835: 31(1926):56.
1846
Thoré, Theophile. Le Salon de 1846. Paris, 1846: 12.
1855
Delécluze, Etienne-Jean. Louis David, son école et son temps. Paris, 1855: 354.
1864
Seigner, Jean du. "Appendice à la notice de P. Chaussard sur L. David." Revue universelle des arts XVIII (1864): 367.
1880
David, Jules. Le peintre Louis David, 1748-1825. Paris, 1880: 2320-231, 487, 648.
1904
Saunier, Charles. Louis David. Biographie critique. Paris, 1904: 107.
1913
Pauli, Gustav. "David im Petit Palais." Kunst und Kunstler XI: 541-550.
1913
Rosenthal, Leon. "L'Exposition de David et de ses élèves au Petit Palais." Revue de l'Art Ancien et Moderne XXXIII (1913): 342.
1930
Cantinelli, Richard. Jacques-Louis David. Paris and Brussels, 1930: 81, 113, no. 132, no. 75, repro.
1940
Holma, Klaus. David, son évolution et son style. Paris, 1940: 90, 129, no. 138.
1943
Brest, Jorge Romero. Jacques-Louis David. Buenos Aires, 1943: 23.
1943
Maret, Jacques. Louis David. Monaco, 1943: pl. 85.
1948
Cooper, Douglas. "Jacques-Louis David: A Bi-Centenary Exhibition."The Burlington Magazine 90: 278, repro. frontispiece.
1948
Florisoone, Michel. David. Exposition en l'honneur du deuxième centenaire de sa naissance. Exh. cat. Musée de l'Orangerie. Paris, 1948: no. M.O. 68.
1954
Hautecoeur, Louis. Louis David. Paris, 1954: 230.
1956
Einstein, Lewis."Looking at French Eighteenth Century Pictures in Washington." Gazette des Beaux-Arts, 6th ser., 67. no. 1048-1049 (May-June 1956): 245, 250, repro.
1956
Paintings and Sculpture from the Kress Colllection Acquired by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation 1951-56. Introduction by John Walker, text by William E. Suida and Fern Rusk Shapley. National Gallery of Art. Washington, 1956: 68, no. 23, repro.
1957
Shapley, Fern Rusk. Comparisons in Art: A Companion to the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC. London, 1957 (reprinted 1959): pl. 97.
1959
Wildenstein, Georges. "Les Davidiens à Paris sous la Restauration." Gazette des Beaux-Arts 6e période, 53 (April 1959): 242-245, repro.
1963
Cailleux 1912-1962. Album du jubilé de la Galerie Cailleux. Paris, 1963: unpaginated, repro.
1963
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. New York, 1963 (reprinted 1964 in French, German, and Spanish): 322, repro.
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 38.
1966
Cairns, Huntington, and John Walker, eds. A Pageant of Painting from the National Gallery of Art. 2 vols. New York, 1966: 2:400, color repro.
1968
European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 31, repro.
1973
Verbraeken, René. Jacques-Louis David jugé par ses contemporains et par la posterité. Paris, 1973: 23, repro.
1973
Wildenstein, Daniel, and Guy Wildenstein. Documents complémentaires au catalogue de l'oeuvre de Louis David. Paris, 1973: no. 2071.
1975
Burney, Fanny. Joyce Hemlow, ed. The Journals and Letters of Fanny Burney (Madame d'Arblay). 6 vols. Oxford, 1975: 623-626.
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 94, repro.
1977
Eisler, Colin. Paintings from the Samuel H. Kress Collection: European Schools Excluding Italian. Oxford, 1977: 358-359, fig. 330.
1980
Brookner, Anita. Jacques-Louis David. London, 1980: 169-170, repro.
1980
Schnapper, Antoine. David témoin de son temps. Fribourg, 1980: 265, repro. (English translation, David, New York, 1980: 265, repro.).
1983
Gassier, Pierre. Léopold Robert. Neuchâtel, 1983: 15 (repro. of Robert's engraving), 20.
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 418, no. 594, color repro.
1985
de Nanteuil, Luc. Jacques-Louis David. New York, 1985: 150, repro.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 116, repro.
1989
Lévecque, Jean-Jacques. La vie et l'oeuvre de Jacques-Louis David. Courbevoie-Paris, 1989: 210, repro.
1989
Roberts, Warren. Jacques-Louis David, Revolutionary Artst. Chapel Hill, 1989: 171, repro.
1989
Schnapper, Antoine, et al. Jacques-Louis David 1748-1825. Exh. cat. Louvre and Versailles. Paris, 1989: 484, no. 213, repro.
1998
Monneret, Sophie. David et le Neoclassicisme. Terrail, 1998: 140-146, repro. 145.
1998
Ternois, Daniel. Ingres: Monsieur Bertin. Paris, 1998: 38-39, repro.
2000
Eitner, Lorenz. French Paintings of the Nineteenth Century, Part I: Before Impressionism. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. Washington, D.C., 2000: 208-213, color repro.
2004
Hand, John Oliver. National Gallery of Art: Master Paintings from the Collection. Washington and New York, 2004: 352, no. 283, color repro.

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