Overview

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Inscription

lower left with stamp: Seurat

Marks and Labels

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Provenance

(Bernheim-Jeune, Paris). (Alex Reid & Lefèvre, Glasgow and London).[1] Percy Moore Turner [died c. 1951], London, and Oxnead, Gerrards Cross, Buckingham, by 1933 until at least 1937.[2] (Wildenstein & Co., Inc., London, New York, and Paris); Capt. Edward H. Molyneux [1891-1974], London and Paris, probably by 1943;[3] sold 15 August 1955 to Ailsa Mellon Bruce [1901-1969], New York; bequest 1970 to NGA.

Exhibition History

1933
Seurat et ses amis, Paris, 1933-1934, no. 67.
1937
Seurat and his Contemporaries, Wildenstein & Co., London, 1937, no. 39.
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. 57, repro
1966
French Paintings from the Collections of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon and Mrs. Mellon Bruce, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1966, no. 145, repro
1988
The Pastoral Landscape: The Modern Vision, The Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C., 1988-1989, no. 119, fig. 223.
1989
Impressionisti della National Gallery of Art di Washington, Ala Napoleonica e Museo Correr, Venice, and Palazzo Reale, Milan, 1989, unnumbered catalogue, repro.
1991
Georges Seurat 1859-1891, Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais, Paris; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1991-1992, no. 121, repro., as Une voile sur l'eau
2007
Georges Seurat: The Drawings, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 2007, no. 109, repro.

Bibliography

1959
Dorra, Henri and John Rewald. Seurat. Paris, 1959:no. 109, repro.
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 324, repro.
1978
Small French Paintings from the Bequest of Ailsa Mellon Bruce. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1978: 78, repro. (continuing exhibition beginning in 1978).
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 515, no. 776, color repro.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 371, repro.
1991
Coman, Florence E. Joie de Vivre: French Paintings from the National Gallery of Art. Washington, 1991: no. 28, repro.
1991
Grenier, Catherine. Seurat: Catalogue complet des peintures. Paris, 1991: no. 112, repro.
1991
Kopper, Philip. America's National Gallery of Art: A Gift to the Nation. New York, 1991: 263.
2000
Kirsh, Andrea, and Levenson, Rustin S. Seeing Through Paintings: Physical Examination in Art Historical Studies. Physical Examination in Art Historical Studies, vol. 1. New Haven, 2000: 6-7, color fig. 1.

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