Overview

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Inscription

lower left: Renoir. 85.

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Provenance

Commissioned by the sitter's father, Sénateur Étienne Goujon [Etienne Devilliers], Paris; by inheritance to E. Chapuis, Paris, the husband of the sitter; (Chapuis sale, Galerie George Petit, Paris, 4 March 1920, no. 208, withdrawn); sold 1920 by Chapuis to (Paul Rosenberg and Co., London, New York and Paris); sold to Marquis de Rochecouste, Paris; sold to (Bernheim-Jeune, Paris);[1] on joint account 1928/1929 with (M. Knoedler & Co., London, New York and Paris); sold December 1929 to (Bernheim-Jeune, Paris);[2] by whom sold to (Galerie Thannhauser, Berlin); sold before 1931 to Max Silberberg [d. 1944], Breslau;[3] (his sale, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, 9 June 1932, no. 29); purchased by Chester Dale [1882-1962], New York; bequest 1963 to NGA.

Exhibition History

1921
Exhibition of Paintings by the Great French Impressionists from the Collection of Paul Rosenberg of Paris, Wildenstein & Co., New York, 1921, no. 20
1934
Exhibition of French Painting from the Fifteenth Century to the Present Day, California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, 1934, no. 142, repro.
1959
Masterpieces of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Painting, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1959, unnumbered cat., repro.
1965
The Chester Dale Bequest, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1965, unnumbered checklist.
2010
From Impressionism to Modernism: The Chester Dale Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, January 2010-January 2012, unnumbered catalogue, repro.

Bibliography

1920
Lecomte, Georges. "L'Oeuvre de Renoir." L'Art et les artistes (January 1920):149, repro.
1920
"Un abus de droit de propriété." Bulletin de la vie artistique (1 April 1920): 150, repro.
1924
Vollard, Ambroise Auguste Renoir. Berlin, 1924: repro.
1929
Meier-Graefe, Julius. Renoir. Leipzig, 1929: repro. p. 226, no. 181.
1931
Scheffler, Karl. "Die Sammlung Max Silberberg," Kunst und Künstler (October 1931):12, 14, repro. opposite p. 10
1932
"Important Group of Modern Paintings to Be Offered In Notable Dispersal at the Hotel Drouot on June 9." Art News (21 May 1932):5, 9.
1932
"The Sale of the S...& S... Collections." Formes XXV (May 1932):282, repro opp 281.
1935
Barnes, Albert C. and Violette de Mazia. The Art of Renoir. New York, 1935: no. 154.
1935
Bertram, Anthony. August Renoir. London, 1935: repro. plate XVIII
1943
Graber, Hans. Auguste Renoir nach eigenen und fremden Zeugnissen. Basel, 1943: repro opposite 172.
1963
MacNeil, Neil. "Chester Dale: Collector." McCalls (November 1963):122, repro.
1965
Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Paintings & Sculpture of the French School in the Chester Dale Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 112, repro.
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 112
1966
Cairns, Huntington, and John Walker, eds. A Pageant of Painting from the National Gallery of Art. 2 vols. New York, 1966: 2:448, color repro.
1968
European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 100, repro.
1971
Daulte, Francois. Auguste Renoir, catalogue raisonne de l'oeuvre peint. Vol.I. Figures 1860-1890. Lausanne, 1971:no. 470
1972
Fezzi, Elda. L'opera completa di Renoir nel period impressionista. Milan, 1972: no. 618.
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 294, repro.
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 465, no. 675, color repro.
1984
White, Barbara Ehrlich. Renoir: His Life, Art, and Letters. New York, 1984:repro. 164.
1985
Arts Council of Great Britain. Renoir. Exh. cat., Hayward Gallery , London, Galleries nationales du Grand Palais, Paris, and Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1985-1986:247, under no. 76.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 338, repro.
1997
Bailey, Colin B. Renoir's Portraits: Impressions of an age.Yale University Press New Haven and London, in association with National Gallery of Canada Ottawa, 1997,no.258,repro.
1997
Kelder, Diane. The Great Book of French Impressionism, 1997, no. 234, repro.
2012
Kennicott, Philip. "French Rooms Reopen, With Different Accents." Washington Post 135, no. 55 (January 29, 2012): E25..

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