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lower left: '66 / G.Courbet.

Provenance

San Marcelli; (sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 22 April 1895, no. 18, as Dans les champs);[1] Carmantrand;[2] (Durand-Ruel et Cie., Paris), in 1907;[3] sold to Sarah Choate [Mrs. J. Montgomery] Sears, Boston; sold to (C.W. Kraushaar Art Galleries, New York); sold 1 April 1926 to Chester Dale [1883-1962], New York;[4] bequest 1963 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1931
Portraits of Women Loan Exhibition: Romanticism to Surrealism, Museum of French Art, New York, 1931, no. 6
1940
Courbet: Tenth Anniversary Exhibition, Marie Harriman Gallery, New York, 1940, no. 12
1941
Courbet, The Arts Club of Chicago, 1941, no. 2
1965
The Chester Dale Bequest, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1965, unnumbered checklist.
Bibliography
1929
Dale, Maud. Before Manet to Modigliani from the Chester Dale Collection. New York, 1929: no. 10, repro.
1929
Léger, Charles. Courbet. Paris, 1929: 120.
1931
"Portraiture: Examples at the French Museum and Elsewhere." The New York Herald Tribune (25 January 1931): section VIII:8.
1940
Brian, Doris. "Réalisme: G. Courbet." Art News 34, no. 6 (9 November 1940): 16, repro. 10.
1942
French Paintings from the Chester Dale Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1942: 27, repro.
1944
French Paintings from the Chester Dale Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1944: 27, repro.
1951
Mac Orlan, Pierre. Courbet. Paris, 1951: pl. 38.
1953
French Paintings from the Chester Dale Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1953: 36, repro.
1965
Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Paintings & Sculpture of the French School in the Chester Dale Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 50, repro.
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 33.
1968
European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 26, repro.
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 84, repro.
1978
Fernier, Robert. La Vie et l'oeuvre de Gustave Courbet, catalogue raisonné. Peintures, 1866-1877, dessins, sculptures. Paris, 1978: 14, no. 544, repro.
1985
Courthion, Pierre. L'opera completa di Courbet. Milan, 1985: no. 529, repro.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 103, 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: 130-133, repro.