Overview

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Inscription

lower right: Henri Julien Rousseau / 1909

Marks and Labels

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Provenance

From the artist to Robert Delaunay, Paris. Possibly Paul Guillaume [d. 1934].[1] (Ambroise Vollard [1867-1939], Paris); sold 1925 to Mrs. Juliana Force, who returned it to Vollard that same year. (Galerie √Čtienne Bignou, Paris); sold 1928 to Chester Dale [1883-1962], New York;[2] bequest 1963 to NGA.

Exhibition History
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. 35
1965
The Chester Dale Bequest, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1965, unnumbered checklist.
2005
Henri Rousseau: Jungles in Paris, Tate Modern, London; Galeries nationales du Grand Palais, Paris; National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 2005-2006, no. 29, repro. (shown only in Washington).
2010
From Impressionism to Modernism: The Chester Dale Collection, National Gallery of Art, January 2010-January 2012, unnumbered catalogue, repro.
Bibliography
1929
Dale, Maud. Before Manet to Modigliani from the Chester Dale Collection. New York, 1929: no. 68, repro.
1942
French Paintings from the Chester Dale Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1942: 83, repro.
1944
French Paintings from the Chester Dale Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1944: 83, repro.
1952
Cairns, Huntington, and John Walker, eds., Great Paintings from the National Gallery of Art. New York, 1952: 172, color repro.
1953
French Paintings from the Chester Dale Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1953: 93, repro.
1957
Shapley, Fern Rusk. Comparisons in Art: A Companion to the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC. London, 1957 (reprinted 1959): pl. 154.
1963
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. New York, 1963 (reprinted 1964 in French, German, and Spanish): 280, repro.
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 117
1965
Twentieth Century French Paintings & Sculpture of the French School in the Chester Dale Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965 (rev. ed.): 81, repro.
1966
Cairns, Huntington, and John Walker, eds. A Pageant of Painting from the National Gallery of Art. 2 vols. New York, 1966: 2:478, color repro.
1968
European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 104, repro.
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 312, repro.
1978
King, Marian. Adventures in Art: National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. New York, 1978: 97, pl. 59.
1979
Watson, Ross. The National Gallery of Art, Washington. New York, 1979: 122, pl. 110.
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 534, no. 805, color repro.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 358, repro.
1991
Kopper, Philip. America's National Gallery of Art: A Gift to the Nation. New York, 1991: 239-240, 244, color repro.
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