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Inscription

center right: h. Daumier

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Provenance

Verdier, Paris, by 1878.[1] Egisto Fabbri [1866-1933], Florence, by 1901.[2] Henri Rouart [1833-1912], Paris; (his sale, Galerie Manzi-Joyant, Paris, 9 December 1912, no. 164, as Un Coin de théâtre); purchased by (Modernen Galerie Heinrich Thannhauser, Munich), where it remained until at least 1916.[3] Werner Feuz, Bern, by 1926; sold 1927 to (Alex Reid and Lefevre, Ltd., Glasgow); on joint account 1927 with (M. Knoedler & Co., London, New York and Paris); sold 1930 by (Alex Reid and Lefèvre, Ltd., Glasgow) to (Raphael Gérard, Paris);[4] sold May 1930 to (M. Knoedler & Co., London, New York, and Paris);[5] on joint account with (Étienne Bignou, Paris and New York); sold March 1933 to Chester Dale [1883-1962], New York; bequest 1963 to NGA.

Exhibition History

1878
Exposition des Peintures et Dessins de H. Daumier, Galeries Durand-Ruel, Paris, 1878, no. 64
1901
Exposition Daumier, Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Paris, 1901, no. 39
1926
Austellung Honoré Daumier 1808-1879, Galerie Thannhauser, Berlin, 1926, no. 4
1927
Erste Sonderausstellung in Berlin, Galerie Thannhauser, Berlin, 1927, no. 62, repro.
1927
Paintings and Drawings by Honoré Daumier, Alex Reid and Lefèvre, London, 1927, no. 4
1931
A Century of French Painting; an Exhibition of French Painting, Wilmington Society of Fine Arts, Delaware, M. Knoedler & Co., Chicago; Minneapolis Institute of Arts, 1931, no. 8
1934
Daumier. Paris, Musée de l'Orangerie, 1934, no. 33, repro.
1965
The Chester Dale Bequest, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1965, unnumbered checklist.

Bibliography

1888
Alexandre, Arsène. Honoré Daumier. Paris, 1888: 375 ("Un Fauteuil d'orchestre, 26-35; à M. Verdier.").
1908
Klossowski, Erich. Honoré Daumier. Munich, 1908: 8, no. 88, pl. 42.
1923
Fontainas, André. La Peinture de Daumier. Paris, 1923: pl. 26.
1923
Klossowski, Erich. Honoré Daumier. Munich, 1923: 93, erroneously listed twice, under both nos. 85 and 88, pl. 58.
1927
Fuchs, Eduard. Der Maler Daumier. New York, 1927: 51, no. 133 (Munich, 1930: 51, no. 133).
1929
Bertram, Anthony. Honoré Daumier. London, 1929: pl. VII.
1934
Venturi, Lionello. "Daumier." L'Arte 37 (1934): 399, fig. 8.
1938
Lassaigne, Jacques. Daumier. New York, 1938: repro. 128.
1945
Courthion, Pierre. Daumier, raconté par lui-même et par ses amis. Vésénaz-Geneva, 1945: 286, no. 33.
1954
Adhémar, Jean. Honoré Daumier. Paris, 1954: 111 (transcription of 1878 Paris exhibition catalogue, no. 64).
1965
_Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Paintings & Sculpture of the French School in the Chester Dale Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 43, 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:135, no. 158, repro. and X-radiograph, 28, fig. 18.
1971
Mandel, Gabriele. L'opera pittorica completa di Daumier. Milan, 1971: 105, no. 206, 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. 625, 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: 164-169, color repro.

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