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Inscription

lower left: Goya

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Provenance

Probably Serafín García de la Huerta [d. 1839], Madrid, inventory of 1840.[1] Marqués de Heredia, Madrid, by 1867.[2] Benito Garriga, Madrid, by 1887;[3] (his sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 24 March 1890, no. 4). Hubert Debrousse; (his sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 6 April 1900, no. 45), to Kraemer, Paris;[4] sold 1906 to (Durand-Ruel, Paris); purchased by Henry Osborne Havemeyer [1847-1907], New York;[5] his widow, Louisine W. Havemeyer, née Elder, [1855-1929], New York; their daughter, Mrs. P.H.B. Frelinghuysen, née Adaline Havemeyer, [1884-1963], Morristown, New Jersey; gift to NGA 1963.

Exhibition History

1912
Loan Exhibition of Paintings by El Greco and Goya, M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., New York, 1912, no. 7.
1950
A Loan Exhibition of Goya, Wildenstein, New York, 1950, no. 15, repro. 28.
1980
Goya; Das Zeitalter der Revolutionen, 1789-1830, Kunsthalle, Hamburg, 1980-1981, 327, no. 296, color pl. 9.
1981
On loan to Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, 1981-1982.
1986
Goya: The Condesa de Chinchon and Other Paintings, Drawings, and Prints from Spanish and American Private Collections and the National Gallery of Art, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1986-1987, unpaginated brochure.
1993
Splendid Legacy: The Havemeyer Collection, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1993, no. 293.
1996
Obras Maestras de la National Gallery of Art de Washington, Museo Nacional de Antropología, Mexico City, 1996-1997, unnumbered catalogue, 86-87, color repro.
1998
Goya, un regard libre [Goya: Another Look], Palais des Beaux-Arts, Lille; Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1998-1999, no. 37, repro., as Jeune Femme en mantille ou La Femme du libraire.
2001
Goya: La imagen de la mujer [Goya: Images of Women], Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid; National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 2001-2002, no. 72 (Spanish cat.), no. 37 (English cat.), color repro.
2005
Goya, Museo Nacional de Arte, Mexico City, 2005-2006, no. 23, repro.

Bibliography

1867
Yriarte, Charles. Goya, sa biographie et le catalogue de l'oeuvre. Paris, 1867: 138.
1887
Viñaza, Conde de la (Cipriano Muñoz y Manzano). Goya: su tiempo, su vida, sus obras. Madrid, 1887: 267.
1916
Beruete y Moret, Aurelano de. Goya, pintor de retratos. Madrid, 1915: 176, pl. 22 (Also English ed. Translated by Selwyn Brinton. London, 1922: 85, pl. 24).
1924
Mayer, August L. Francisco de Goya. Munich, 1923. Translated by Robert West [pseud.]. London, 1924: 171, no. 502.
1928
Desparmet Fitz-Gerald, Xavier. L'oeuvre peint de Goya. 4 vols. Paris, 1928-1950: 2:168-169, pl. 375.
1931
H. O. Havemeyer Collection. Catalogue of Paintings, Prints, Sculpture and Objects of Art. Portland, Maine, 1931: 317.
1950
Marqués del Saltillo. "Colecciones madrileñas de pinturas: la de D. Serafín García de la Huerta." Arte Español 18 (1950-1951): 204, no. 859.
1951
Sánchez Cantón, Francisco Javier. Vida y obras de Goya. Madrid, 1951: 79-80 (also English ed. Translated by Paul Burns. Madrid, 1964: 79).
1961
Havemeyer, Louisine W. Sixteen to Sixty: Memoirs of a Collector. New York, 1961: 158-159.
1964
Trapier, Elizabeth du Gué. Goya and His Sitters. New York, 1964: 27, fig. 48.
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 61, as The Bookseller's Wife.
1968
European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 53, repro., as The Bookseller's Wife.
1970
Gassier, Pierre, and Juliet Wilson. Vie et oeuvre de Francisco Goya. Paris, 1970: 199, no. 835, repro.; 374, no.835 (also English ed. Translated by C. Hauch and J. Wilson. New York, 1971.).
1971
Gudiol y Ricart, José. Goya: 1746-1828; Biography, Analytical Study and Catalogue of His Paintings. Translated by Kenneth Lyons. 4 vols. New york, 1971: 1:308, no. 522, fig. 826.
1974
de Angelis, Rita. L'opera pittorica completa di Goya. Milan, 1974: 119, no. 449, repro.
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 160, repro., as The Bookseller's Wife.
1979
Salas, Xavier de. Goya. London, 1979: 102, 191, no. 399, repro.
1979
Valverde Madrid, José. "La libera de la calle de Carretas." Goya 148-150 (1979): 278, repro.
1983
Gassier, Pierre. Goya: témoin de son temps. Fribourg, 1983: 194, color repro. 195 (also English ed. 1983).
1984
Camón Aznar, José. Francisco de Goya. 4 vols. Saragossa, 1984: 3:156-157, color repro. 173.
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 404, no. 574, color repro., as The Bookseller's Wife.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 184, repro., as The Bookseller's Wife
1990
Brown, Jonathan, and Richard G. Mann. Spanish Paintings of the Fifteenth through Nineteenth Centuries. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. Washington, D.C., 1990: 24-27, color repro. 25.
1994
Glendinning, Nigel. "Spanish inventory references to paintings by Goya, 1800-1850: originals, copies, and valuations." The Burlington Magazine 96 (February 1994):106, repro.
2001
Goya: Images of Women. Exh. cat. Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid; National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2001-2002: no. 37.

Technical Summary

The ground is a smooth, dull red layer, over which the paint layer is thinly applied. The paint layer is abraded throughout, especially in the background and the sitter's dress. These areas have been extensively retouched, as have the lower part of the face and the left eye.

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