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Inscription

center left: Mary Cassatt

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Provenance

Purchased from the artist by (Durand-Ruel, New York);[1] (sale, Durand-Ruel, New York, 23 October - 12 November 1926, no. 13, as Femme à l'Eventail); Chester Dale [1883-1962], New York; bequest 1963 to NGA.

Exhibition History

1879
Possibly Le 4me Exposition de Peinture [Fourth Impressionist Exhibition], Paris, 1879, no. 48 as Étude de femme avec éventail.
1893
Exposition Mary Cassatt, Galeries Durand-Ruel, Paris, 1893, no. 10, as Femme à l'éventail.
1895
Exposition of Paintings, Pastels and Etchings by Miss Mary Cassatt, Durand-Ruel Galleries, New York, 1895, no. 2, as Femme à l'Eventail.
1901
Eighth Annual Exhibition of American Art, Cincinnati Art Museum, 1901, no. 1, repro., as Femme à l'Eventail: Woman with Fan.
1903
Paintings and Pastels by Mary Cassatt, Durand-Ruel Galleries, New York, 1903, no. 2, as Femme a l'éventail.
1907
102nd Annual Exhibition, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, 1907, no. 127, as Femme a l'eventail.
1909
Pictures by Mary Cassatt, St. Botolph Club, Boston, 1909.
1911
Special Exhibition of Paintings by the Masters of the Modern French School, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1911, no. 10, as Femme à l'éventail.
1914
Fifth Exhibition. Oil Paintings by Contemporary American Artists, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1914-1915, no. 77, as Woman With a Fan.
1917
Exhibition of Paintings by Six American Women Painters, Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh; Cleveland Museum of Art; Cincinnati Art Museum; Kansas City Art Institute; City Art Museum, St. Louis, 1917-1918, no. 2, as Woman with Fan.
1924
Exhibition of Paintings and Pastels by Mary Cassatt, Durand-Ruel Galleries, New York, 1924, no. 2, as Femme à l'éventail.
1926
A Memorial Collection of the Works of Mary Cassatt, Art Institute of Chicago, 1926-1927, no. 35, repro., as Woman with a Fan.
1926
Exhibition of Paintings and Pastels by Mary Cassatt (1847-1926), Durand-Ruel Galleries, New York, October-November 1926, no. 13, as Femme à l'éventail.
1926
Twentieth Annual Exhibition of Selected Paintings by American Artists, Buffalo Fine Arts Academy, Albright Art Gallery, April-June 1926, no. 21, as Woman With a Fan.
1965
The Chester Dale Bequest, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1965, unnumbered checklist.
1998
Mary Cassatt: Modern Woman, The Art Institute of Chicago; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1998-1999, no. 9, as Portrait of a Lady (shown only in Washington).
2010
From Impressionism to Modernism: The Chester Dale Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, January 2010-January 2012, unnumbered catalogue, repro.

Bibliography

1929
Dale, Maud. Before Manet to Modigliani from the Chester Dale Collection. New York, 1929: no. 42, repro., as Dame à L'éventail.
1942
French Paintings from the Chester Dale Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1942: 40, repro.
1944
French Paintings from the Chester Dale Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1944: 40, repro., as Woman with a Fan.
1953
French Paintings from the Chester Dale Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1953: 50, repro.
1965
Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Paintings & Sculpture of the French School in the Chester Dale Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 80, repro.
1970
American Paintings and Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1970: 22, repro.
1980
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1980: 34, repro.
1980
Wilmerding, John. American Masterpieces from the National Gallery of Art. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1980: no. 44, color repro.
1981
Williams 1981, repro. 134, 138.
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 564, no. 860, color repro.
1988
Wilmerding, John. American Masterpieces from the National Gallery of Art. Rev. ed. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1988: 148, no. 51, color repro.
1992
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 39, repro.

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