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Provenance

(Gimpel & Wildenstein, Paris);[1] sold 1914 to Louisine Waldron Elder, later Mrs. Henry Osborne Havemeyer [1855-1929]; (her estate sale, American Art Association, New York, 10 April 1930, no. 79); Chester Dale [1883-1962], New York; bequest 1963 to NGA.

Exhibition History
2010
From Impressionism to Modernism: The Chester Dale Collection, National Gallery of Art, January 2010-January 2012, unnumbered catalogue, repro.
Bibliography
1930
Antiques 17 (1930): 352, repro.
1930
Art News (19 April 1930): mention.
1930
Art News (22 March 1930): 22, repro.
1930
Beaux-Arts (20 May 1930): 17, repro.
1930
Home and Field (September 1930): 28, repro.
1930
Kunst und Kunstler (28 June 1930): 395, repro.
1930
New York American. (11 April 1930): mention.
1930
New York Evening Journal. (10 May 1930): repro.
1930
New York Evening Post. (21 April 1930): repro.
1930
New York Herald Tribune. (6 April 1930): repro.
1930
New York Sun. (11 April 1930): mention.
1930
Pantheon 5 (1930): 217, repro.
1930
Parnassus (October 1930): 48.
1930
"Rush at Auction of Havemeyer Art." The New York Times. 11 April 1930: 23.
1931
Art News yearly supplement (16 May 1931): color repro. on back cover.
1931
H.O. Havemeyer Collection. Catalogue of Paintings, Prints, Sculpture, and Objects of Art. Portland, Maine, 1931: 502, as by Jacques-Louis David.
1941
Catalogue of French Paintings from the Chester Dale Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1941: 5, pl. VIII, as Madame Hamelin by Jacques-Louis David.
1941
Frankfurter, Alfred M. "Now the Great French 19th Century in the National Gallery." Art News 40, no. 17 (December 15-31, 1941):repro. p. 16.
1942
Dale, Chester. "The Golden Century of French Art." The New York Times Magazine 17 May 1942: 20, repro.
1942
French Paintings from the Chester Dale Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1942: 16, repro., as Madame Hamelin by Jacques-Louis David.
1944
Cairns, Huntington, and John Walker, eds., Masterpieces of Painting from the National Gallery of Art. New York, 1944: 152, color repro., as Madame Hamelin by Jacques-Louis David.
1944
French Paintings from the Chester Dale Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1944: 17, repro.. as Madame Hamelin by Jacques-Louis David.
1948
Kimball, Fiske, and Lionello Venturi. Great Paintings in America. New York, 1948: 162, no. 74, repro., as Mme Hamelin by Jacques-Louis David.
1953
French Paintings from the Chester Dale Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1953: 23, repro., as Madame Hamelin as Jacques-Louis David.
1965
Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Paintings & Sculpture of the French School in the Chester Dale Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 27, repro., as Madame Hamelin by Jacques-Louis David.
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 38, as Madame Hamelin by Jacques-Louis David.
1968
European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 31, repro., as Madame Hamelin by Jacques-Louis David.
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 96, repro.
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 418, no. 595, color repro.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 117, repro.
1986
Weitzenhoffer, Frances. The Havemeyers, Impressionism Comes to America. New York, 1986: 219, pl. 153, as by David.
1988
Ribeiro, Aileen. Fashion in the French Revolution. London, 1988: 124-125, repro.
1993
Frelinghuysen, Alice Cooney, et al. Splendid Legacy: The Havemeyer Collection. Exh. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1993: 322, no. 180, 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: 213-217, repro.