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Inscription

lower left: h. Daumier

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Provenance

The artist [1808-1879]; by inheritance to his wife, Marie-Alexandrine Daumier, Paris; (Durand-Ruel, New York); sold 1892 to Peter A.B. Widener [1834-1915], Elkins Park, Pennsylvania; by exchange April 1908 to (M. Knoedler & Co., London, New York and Paris); sold November 1908 to de Lagotellière, Paris.[1] [Eugene?] Hirsch, Paris; (sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 7 December 1912, no. 17); purchased by Gaston Bernheim de Villers [1870-1953], Paris, for his private collection. Julien Bessonneau, Angers, in 1914.[2] Marcel Kapferer, Paris, by 1924;[3] (Galerie Matthiesen, Berlin); sold by 1930 to Fritz Hess, Lucerne;[4] (Hess sale, Galerie Paul Cassirer, Berlin, in conjunction with Galerie Fischer, Lucerne, 1 September 1931, no. 17, bought in or bought by Arthur Fischer of Galerie Fischer); (Hess sale, Galerie Fischer, Lucerne, 2-7 September 1935, no. 2343, St. Galler und Basler Privatbesitz, Sammlung B., bought in); (Arthur Fischer, Lucerne); sold 1949 to Chester Dale [1883-1962], New York; bequest 1963 to NGA.[5]

Exhibition History

1914
Modern French Art, Grosvenor House, London, 1914
1924
Première exposition de collectionneurs au profit des amis du Luxembourg, Paris, 1924, no. 111
1925
Les grandes influences au dix-neuvième siècle, Paul Rosenberg, Paris, 1925, no. 4
1926
Austellung Honoré Daumier, Galerie Matthiesen, Berlin, 1926, no. 61, repro.
1930
Corot-Daumier, Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1930, no. 62, repro.
1931
Romantische Malerie in Deutschland und Frankreich, Ludwigs Gallery, Munich, 1931, no. 22
1965
The Chester Dale Bequest, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1965, unnumbered checklist.
1979
Berenson and the Connoisseurship of Italian Painting, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1979, no. 35, repro.

Bibliography

1885
Modern Paintings. Catalogue of Paintings forming the Private Collection of P.A.B. Widener, Ashborne--near Philadelphia, privately printed, 1908: 17, repro., as Paupers Seeking Alms.
1888
Alexandre, Arsène. Honoré Daumier, l'homme et l'oeuvre. Paris, 1888: pl. 28.
1914
Wood, T. Martin. "The Grosvenor House Exhibition of Modern French Art."International Studio 54, no. 213 (November 1914): repro. 7.
1922
Honoré Daumier. The Phillips Publications, New York, 1922: pl. 16, mistakenly as Saltimbanques.
1923
Fontainas, André. La Peinture de Daumier. Paris, 1923: pl. 13.
1923
Klossowski, Erich. Honoré Daumier. Munich, 1923: 113, no. 291A.
1924
L'Amour de l'Art 2 (1924): 51.
1927
Fuchs, Eduard. Der Maler Daumier. New York, 1927: 45, repro. opposite 16 (Munich, 1930: 45, repro. opposite 111).
1931
Art News 29, no. 38 (11 July 1931): 13, repro.
1931
Bulletin de l'art ancien et moderne (November 1931): 438.
1935
Beaux Arts (13 September 1935): repro. 6.
1935
Bulletin de l'art ancien et moderne (November 1935): 367.
1938
Lassaigne, Jacques. Daumier. New York, 1938: 167, no. 93, pl. 93.
1954
Adhémar, Jean. Homoré Daumier. Paris, 1954: 114, no. 18, pl. 18 (mistakenly listed as in the Musée Boymans, Rotterdam).
1954
Schweicher, Curt. Daumier. London, 1954: pl. 44.
1965
Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Paintings & Sculpture of the French School in the Chester Dale Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 41, repro.
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 37.
1968
European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 30, repro.
1968
Maison, K.E. Honoré Daumier, catalogue raisonné. 2 vols. New York, 1968: I:191, no. 16, repro.
1971
Mandel, Gabriele. L'opera pittorica completa di Daumier. Milan, 1971: no. 111, repro.
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 92, repro.
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 437, no. 624, color repro.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 114, 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: 153-157, repro.

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