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lower left: MARCOUSSIS 1914

Provenance

Purchased at the Salon des Ind├ępendants, Paris, 1914 by Rodman Wanamaker [d. 1928], New York;[1] sold 1928 to (Valentine Gallery, New York); sold February 1929 to Chester Dale [1883-1962], New York;[2] bequest 1963 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1914
Salon des Ind├ępendants, Paris, 1914, no. 2183
1929
Valentine Gallery, New York, 28 January - 23 February 1929, no. 6
1943
Twentieth Century French Paintings from the Chester Dale Collection, Art Institute of Chicago, 1943-1952 (extended loan), unnumbered catalogue, repro. p. 37
1952
Twentieth Century French Paintings from the Chester Dale Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1952, no. 33, repro.
1965
The Chester Dale Bequest, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1965, unnumbered checklist.
1978
Aspects of Twentieth-Century Art, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1978-1979, no. 26, repro.
Bibliography
1930
Cassou, Jean. Marcoussis. Paris, 1930: 33, repro, as L'Homme au Violoncelle.
1943
Twentieth Century French Paintings from the Chester Dale Collection. The Art Institute of Chicago, 1943:, 37, repro.
1946
Halicka, Alice. Hier: Souvenirs. Paris, 1946:58
1952
Twentieth Century French Paintings from the Chester Dale Collection. National Gallery of Art. Washington, 1952 (2nd ed., 1960; rev. ed., 1965): 33, repro.
1959
Habasque, Guy. Cubism: Biographical and Critical Study. Paris, 1959:70-71, color repro.
1960
Twentieth Century French Paintings from the Chester Dale Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1960 (2nd ed.): 35, repro.
1961
Lafranchis, Jean. Marcoussis: sa Vie, son Oeuvre. Paris, 1961: 73-74, color repro. as L'Homme au Violoncelle.
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 83
1965
Twentieth Century French Paintings & Sculpture of the French School in the Chester Dale Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965 (rev. ed.): 42, repro.
1968
European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 73, repro.
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 214, repro.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 249, repro.