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lower right: Mary Cassatt

Provenance

Purchased from the artist by (Durand-Ruel et Cie, Paris); sold 25 October 1926 to Chester Dale [1883-1962], New York; bequest 1963 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1893
Exposition Mary Cassatt, Galeries Durand-Ruel, Paris, 1893, no. 15 as Rêverie
1895
Exposition of Paintings, Pastels and Etchings by Miss Mary Cassatt, Durand-Ruel Galleries, New York, 1895, no. 12.
1920
Exhibition of Paintings and Pastels by Mary Cassatt, Durand-Ruel Galleries, New York, 1920, no. 15.
1926
An Exhibition of Paintings and Pastels by Mary Cassatt, Durand-Ruel Galleries, New York, 1926, no.9.
1930
Utställning Av Amerikansk Konst, Kungl. Akademien för de fria konsterna, Stockholm, 1930, no. 17.
1932
Exhibition of Paintings by American Impressionist and Other Artists of the Period "1880-1900", Brooklyn Museum, 1932, no.15, as Woman with Red Carnation
1933
Exhibition of Oils and Pastels by Mary Cassatt, City Art Museum of St. Louis, 1933-1934, no. 5, as Woman with Carnation.
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. 67, as Revery (Réverie) (shown only in Washington).
Bibliography
1929
Dale, Maud. Before Manet to Modigliani from the Chester Dale Collection. New York, 1929: no. 44, repro., as Femme à L'oeillet Rouge.
1942
French Paintings from the Chester Dale Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1942: 44, repro., as Woman with Red Carnation
1944
French Paintings from the Chester Dale Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1944: 43, repro.
1953
French Paintings from the Chester Dale Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1953: 53, repro., as Woman with a Red Carnation
1965
Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Paintings & Sculpture of the French School in the Chester Dale Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 84, 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: 35, repro.
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 564, no. 861, color repro.
1992
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 41, repro.