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lower left: ODILON REDON

Provenance

(Jos Hessel, Paris), in 1913.[1] Raoul Pellequer, Paris; (his sale, Paris, 29 October 1927, no. 118); purchased by (Galerie √Čtienne Bignou, Paris) for Chester Dale [1882-1962], New York;[2] bequest 1963 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1913
International Exhibition of Modern Art [The Armory Show], Association of American Painters and Sculptors, Armory of the Sixty-Ninth Infantry, New York, 1913, no. 284; Art Institute of Chicago, no. 313; Copley Society of Boston, Copley Hall, no. 164.
1928
Odilon Redon, De Hauke & Co., New York, 1928, no. 14
1929
Paintings, Pastels and Drawings by Odilon Redon, The Art Institute of Chicago, 1928-1929
1930
"La Nature Morte" from Chardin to the Abstract. Wildenstein Galleries, New York, 1930, no. 6
1937
Exhibition of French Painting, Pennsylvania Museum of Art, Philadelphia, 1937, no cat.
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. 69, repro.
1942
French Paintings from the Chester Dale Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1942: 82, repro.
1944
French Paintings from the Chester Dale Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1944: 82, repro.
1953
French Paintings from the Chester Dale Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1953: 91, repro.
1962
Cairns, Huntington, and John Walker, eds., Treasures from the National Gallery of Art, New York, 1962: 176, color repro.
1963
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. New York, 1963 (reprinted 1964 in French, German, and Spanish): 327, repro.
1965
Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Paintings & Sculpture of the French School in the Chester Dale Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 136, repro.
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 108
1966
Cairns, Huntington, and John Walker, eds. A Pageant of Painting from the National Gallery of Art. 2 vols. New York, 1966: 2:464, color repro.
1968
European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 96, repro.
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 282, repro.
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 515, no. 774, color repro.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 328, repro.