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lower left: Fantin

Provenance

Commissioned by the sitter, Margaret, Duchesse de Fitz-James, [née Margaret Loewenhjelm], Château de la Lorie, Anjou. Alfred II-Emmanuel-Louis Beurdeley [1847-1919], Paris, by 1906.[1] Lintilhac, Paris. Albert Dubosc, Le Havre, by 1936.[2] (Galerie André Weil, Paris); sold 14 March 1950 to Chester Dale [1883-1962], New York;[3] bequest 1963 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1906
L'Exposition de l'Oeuvre de Fantin-Latour, Palais de l'Ecole National des Beaux-Arts, Paris, 1906, no. 37.
1936
Centenaire de Henri Fantin-Latour, Musée-Bibliothèque de Grenoble, 1936, no. 20
1951
Fantin-Latour: Flowers, Fruits, Figures, Scott & Fowles, New York, 1951, unnumbered checklist, repro.
1965
The Chester Dale Bequest, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1965, unnumbered checklist.
Bibliography
1906
Bénédite, Léonce. L'Oeuvre de Fantin-Latour. Paris, 1906: pl. XI
1909
Jullien, Adolphe. Fantin-Latour: sa vie et ses amitiés. Paris, 1909:197
1911
Fantin-Latour, Mme. Catalogue de l’œuvre complet, 1849-1904, de Fantin-Latour. Paris, 1911: no. 299.
1963
MacNeil, Neil. "Chester Dale: Collector." McCalls (November 1963): 124, repro.
1965
Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Paintings & Sculpture of the French School in the Chester Dale Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 67, repro.
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 48
1968
European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 41, repro.
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 124, repro.
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 494, no. 734, color repro.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 151, repro.