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Provenance

Offered by the artist as a New Year's gift to "Mme X." [1] M and Mme Jules Féral, Paris, by 1932 until at least 1938.[2] Possibly (Galerie Charpentier, Paris) in 1951. [3] Capt. Edward H. Molyneux [1891-1974], Paris, by 1952;[4] sold 15 August 1955 to Ailsa Mellon Bruce [1901-1969], New York; bequest 1970 to NGA.

Exhibition History

1932
Exhibition of French Art 1200-1900, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1932, no. 561
1932
Manet, Musée de L'Orangerie, Paris, 1932, no. 87a
1933
Het Stilleven, Kunsthandel J. Goudstikker, Amsterdam, 1933, no. 206, repro.
1933
Tentoonstelling van 115 Stillevens 1480-1933, Museum Boymans, Rotterdam, 1933, no. 60.
1938
Honderd Jaar Fransche Kunst, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, 1938, no. 162
1951
Natures mortes françaises, Galerie Charpentier, Paris, 1951, no. 105, repro.
1952
French Paintings from the Molyneux Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1952, unnumbered checklist.
1961
French Paintings of the Nineteenth Century from the Collection of Mrs. Mellon Bruce, California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, 1961, no. 24, repro
1966
French Paintings from the Collections of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon and Mrs. Mellon Bruce, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1966, no. 45, repro
1986
Capolavori Impressionisti dei Musei Americani, Museo e Gallerie Nazionali di Capodimonte, Naples; Pinacoteca di Brera, Milan, 1986-1987, no. 26, repro.
1989
Impressionisti della National Gallery of Art di Washington, Ala Napoleonica e Museo Correr, Venice, and Palazzo Reale, Milan, 1989, unnumbered catalogue, repro.
1999
Around Impressionism: French Paintings from the National Gallery of Art, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1999, no cat.
1999
Masterpieces from the National Gallery of Art, Washington, Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art; Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, 1999, no. 18, repro.
2000
Cézanne-Manet-Schuch. Drei Wege zur autonomen Kunst [Cézanne-Manet-Schuch. Three Paths toward Autonomous Art], Museum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte der Stadt Dortmund, 2000, no. 17, repro.
2000
Manet: The Still-Life Paintings, Musée d'Orsay, Paris; The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore, 2000-2001, pl. 80.
2001
Impressionist Still Life, The Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C.; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 2001-2002, pl. 64.
2003
Manet en el Prado, Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid, 2003-2004, no. 110, repro.
2004
Andy Warhol Museum 10th Anniversary, The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, 2004, no cat.
2011
In the Presence of Things: Four Centuries of European Still Life Painting, Part Two: 19th-20th Centuries (1840-1955), Fundaçäo Calouste Gulbenkian, Temporary Exhibitions Gallery, Lisbon, 2011-2012, no. 6, repro.

Bibliography

1928
Ausstellung Edouard Manet, Galerie Matthiesen, Berlin, 1928, no. 84 [in catalogue but according to Wildenstein 1932, no exhibited].
1931
Tabarant, Adolphe. Manet: histoire catalographique. Paris, 1931: no. 406.
1932
Jamot, Paul, and Georges Wildenstein. Manet. Paris, 1932: no. 508, repro.
1938
Rey, Robert. Manet. New York and Paris, 1938:163, no. 153.
1947
Tabarant, Adolphe. Manet et ses oeuvres. Paris, 1947:462, no. 437
1970
Orienti, Sandra. The Complete Paintings of Manet. London, 1970:411H, repro.
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 212, repro.
1975
Rouart, Denis and Daniel Wildenstein. Edouard Manet, catalogue raisonné 2 vols. Lausanne and Paris, 1975:I:no. 420.
1978
Small French Paintings from the Bequest of Ailsa Mellon Bruce. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1978: 22, repro. (continuing exhibition beginning in 1978).
1980
Kelder, Diane. The Great Book of French Impressionism. New York, 1980: 436, repro.
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 453, no. 656, color repro.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 246, repro.
1986
Gordon, Robert and Andrew Forge. The Last Flowers of Manet. New York, 1986:15, repro.
1997
Kelder, Diane. The Great Book of French Impressionism, 1997, no. 98, repro.
1997
Southgate, M. Therese. The Art of JAMA: One Hundred Covers and Essays from The Journal of the American Medical Association. St. Louis, 1997: 86-87, 204, color repro.
1998
Whelan, Richard. Impressionist Flowers: Art of the Bouquet. Cobb, California, 1998.

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