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lower left: COROT / [1850 or 1859]

Provenance

(Sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 25 March 1922, no. 57); purchased by Frederick Manaud, Paris;[1] (Dr. Alfred Gold [1874-1958], Berlin);[2] sold 1926 to (Alex Reid & Lefèvre, Ltd., London); sold 1927 through (Hodebert, Paris) to Dr. Albert C. Barnes [1873-1951], Merion, Pennsylvania; sold to (Etienne Bignou, Paris); sold 8 May 1930 to Chester Dale [1883-1962], New York; bequest 1963 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1930
Corot-Daumier, Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1930, no. 24, repro.
1965
The Chester Dale Bequest, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1965, unnumbered checklist.
Bibliography
1930
Flint, R. "Article on Corot-Daumier Exhibition." Art News 29 (18 October 1930): 10, repro.
1931
Frankfurter, Alfred. "Thirty-five Portraits from American Collections." Art News 29, no. 33 (16 May 1931): 4, repro.
1931
Kunst und Kunstler (January 1931): 154.
1931
McBride, Henry. "The Chester Dale Collection at New York." Formes 14 (April 1931): 57, repro.
1935
Tietze, Hans. Meisterwerke europäischer Malerei in Amerika. Vienna, 1935: 277, repro. (English ed., Masterpieces of European Painting in America. New York, 1939: 277, repro.).
1941
Cheney, Sheldon. The Story of Modern Art. New York, 1941: 87.
1942
Bazin, Germain. Corot. Paris, 1942: 59, 120, no. 83, pl. 83.
1948
Schoeller, André and Jean Dieterle. Corot. Premier supplément à "L'Oeuvre de Corot" par A. Robaut et Moreau-Nélaton. Paris, 1948: 56, no. 50, repro.
1951
Bazin, Germain. Corot. 2nd ed. Paris, 1951: 129, no. 95, pl. 95.
1951
Morse, John D. "Corot as a Figure Painter." American Artist XV (November 1951): 27, repro.
1956
Fosca, François. La peinture française au XIXe siècle. Paris, 1956: 72-73, repro. (English ed., French Painting: Nineteenth Century Painters 1800-1870. Paris, 1960: 72-73, repro.)
1957
Baud-Bovy, Daniel. Corot. Paris, 1957: 124, pl. XXXVII.
1965
Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Paintings & Sculpture of the French School in the Chester Dale Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 38, repro.
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 31
1968
European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 22, repro.
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 78, repro.
1975
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. New York, 1975: 432-433, no. 623, color repro.
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 428, no. 611, color repro.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 97, 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: 44-47, color repro.