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Inscription

lower left: Fatata te Miti; lower right: P Gauguin 92

Marks and Labels

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Provenance

(Gauguin sale, Paris, 18 February 1895, no. 27, bought in); Paul Gauguin; possibly sold 1895 to (Ambroise Vollard [1867-1939], Paris). Daniel de Monfried [1856-1929]; sold June 7 1898 to Ernest Rouart [1874-1942], Paris.[1] (Galerie L. Dru, Paris); sold 1928 to Louis L. Horch [d. 1979], New York;[2] sold 11 June 1928 to Chester Dale, New York; bequest 1963 to NGA.

Exhibition History

1893
Exposition d'Oeuvres récentes de Paul Gauguin, Galeries Durand-Ruel, Paris, 1893, no. 24
1897
La Libre Esthétique, Brussels, 1987, no.277.
1906
Salon d'Automne, Grand Palais, Paris, 1906, no. 203
1928
Loan Exhibition of Modern French Art from the Chester Dale Collection for the Benefit of the French Hospital of New York, Wildenstein Galleries, 1928, no. 14
1932
Exhibition of Paintings by Cezanne, Gauguin and Redon, Durand-Ruel Galleries, Paris, 1932, no. 9
1965
The Chester Dale Bequest, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1965, unnumbered checklist.
1988
The Art of Paul Gauguin, National Gallery of Art, Washington; The Art Institute of Chicago; Grand Palais, Paris, 1988-1989, no. 152, repro. [shown in Washington only]
2010
From Impressionism to Modernism: The Chester Dale Collection, National Gallery of Art, January 2010-January 2012, unnumbered catalogue, repro. (through February 2011 only).
2010
Gauguin: Maker of Myth, Tate, London; National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 2010-2011, no. 113, repro. (shown only in Washington).

Bibliography

1925
Rotonchamp, Jean. Paul Gauguin 1848-1903. Paris, 1925:137
1928
"New York Collector Buys Gauguin Canvas," Chicago New Post July 20, 1928.
1929
Dale, Maud. Before Manet to Modigliani from the Chester Dale Collection. New York, 1929: no. 64, repro.
1936
Bulliet, C. J. The Significant Moderns and Their Pictures. New York, 1936: repro. no. 75.
1939
Slocombe, George. Rebels of Art, Manet to Matisse. New York, 1939:plate 22.
1942
French Paintings from the Chester Dale Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1942: 75, repro.
1944
French Paintings from the Chester Dale Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1944: 75, repro.
1950
Lewandowski, Herbert. Paul Gauguin, oder Die Flucht vor der Zivilisation. Bern, 1950: 349.
1952
Cairns, Huntington, and John Walker, eds., Great Paintings from the National Gallery of Art. New York, 1952: 168, color repro.
1953
French Paintings from the Chester Dale Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1953: 83, repro.
1956
Wildenstein, Georges, et. al. "Oeuvres appartenant au cycle 'D'ou venons-nou? Qui sommes-nous? Ou allons-nous?'," Gazette des Beaux-Arts 6th series, vol. 47 (January-April 1956):141, fig. 7.
1956
Wildenstein, Georges, et. al. "Traduction et interprétation des titres en langue Tahitienne inscrits sur les oeuvres Océaniennes de Paul Gauguin," Gazette des Beaux-Arts 6th series, vol. 47 (January-April 1956):141, fig. 7.
1957
Goldwater, Robert. Paul Gauguin. New York, 1957: 116, repro.
1959
Evans, Grose. French Painting of the 19th Century in the National Gallery of Art. Washington, D.C., 1959 (Booklet Number Two in Ten Schools of Painting in the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.): 38, color repro.
1960
The National Gallery of Art and Its Collections. Foreword by Perry B. Cott and notes by Otto Stelzer. National Gallery of Art, Washington (undated, 1960s): 19.
1963
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. New York, 1963 (reprinted 1964 in French, German, and Spanish): 276, repro., as Fatata te Miti.
1964
Wildenstein, Georges. Gauguin. Paris, 1964: no. 463.
1965
Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Paintings & Sculpture of the French School in the Chester Dale Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 124, repro.
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 55
1966
Cairns, Huntington, and John Walker, eds. A Pageant of Painting from the National Gallery of Art. 2 vols. New York, 1966: 2:472, color repro.
1967
Danielsson, Bengt. "Gauguin's Tahitian Titles." The Burlington Magazine 109, no. 769 (April 1967):230.
1968
Cachin, Françoise. Gauguin. Paris, 1968:245, repro.
1968
European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 48, repro.
1971
Clay, Jean, ed. L'impressionnisme. Paris, 1971: 170, repro.
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 146, repro.
1977
Field, Richard S. Paul Gauguin: The Paintings of the First Voyage to Tahiti. New York and London, 1977:154-157
1980
Liere, Eldon N. van, "Solutions and Dissolutions: The Bather in Nineteenth-Century French Painting," Arts Magazine 54 no 9 (May 1980): 112, repro.
1981
Sugana, Gabriele Mandel. Tout l'oeuvre peint de Gauguin. Paris, 1981: no. 291, repro.
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 522, no. 784, color repro.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 168, repro.
1992
Parsons, Thomas and Iain Gale, Post-Impressionism: The Rise of Modern Art. London, 1992:188, repro.
1992
Vance, Peggy. Gauguin. London, 1992:114, repro.
1993
Kapos, Martha, ed. The Post-Impressionists: A Retrospective. New York, 1993: pl. 65.
1993
Thomson, Belinda, ed. Gauguin by Himself. New York, 1993: no. 187, repro.
1995
Halpine, Susana M. "An Investigation of Artists' Materials Using Amino Acid Analysis: Introduction of the One-Hour Extraction Method." Studies in the History of Art 51 (1995): 53-55, repro. no. 15.
1998
Zuffi, Stefano and Francesca Castira, La peinture moderne des impressionnistes aux avant-gardes. Paris, 1998:167-168. repro.

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