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Inscription

lower right: Seurat

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Provenance

Presumably gift or by inheritance from the artist to his mother, Mme. Seurat. the artist's brother-in-law, Léon Appert [d. 1925], Paris; probably by inheritance to Léopold Appert, Paris. Félix Fénéon, Paris by 1936. Acquired September 1937 by Marie N. Harriman [1903-1970], New York; W. Averell Harriman [1891-1986], New York; The W. Averell Harriman Foundation, New York; gift 1972 to NGA.

Exhibition History

1936
Le Grand Siècle, Galerie Rosenberg, Paris, 1936, no. 60
1937
Constable and the Landscape, Marie Harriman Gallery, New York, 1937, no. 17
1941
The Art of the Third Republic. Painting 1870-1940, Worcester Art Museum, 1941, no. 18
1953
Seurat and his Friends, Wildenstein & Co., New York, 1953, no. 10, repro.
1959
Masterpieces of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Painting, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1959, unnumbered catalogue, repro.
1961
Exhibition of the Marie and Averell Harriman Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1961, unnumbered catalogue, repro. 21.
1968
De Cézanne a Miró, Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Buenos Aires; Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de la Universidad de Chile, Santiago; Museo de Bellas Artes, Caracas, 1968, unnumbered catalogue, repro.
1980
Post-Impressionism: Cross-Currents in European and American Painting 1880-1906, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1980, not in cat.
1983
Loan for display with permanent collection, Munch Museum, Oslo, 1983-1984.
1984
A Day in the Country: Impressionism and the French Landscape, Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Art Institute of Chicago; Grand Palais, Paris, 1984-1985, no. 124, repro.
1986
Capolavori Impressionisti dei Musei Americani, Museo e Gallerie Nazionali di Capodimonte, Naples; Pinacoteca di Brera, Milan, 1986-1987, no. 45, repro.
1986
Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Masterpieces from the National Gallery of Art, Washington, State Hermitage Museum, Leningrad; State Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow, 1986, no. 38, repro.
1991
Georges Seurat 1859-1891, Galeries nationales du Grand Palais, Paris; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1991-1992, no. 205.
1992
From El Greco to Cézanne: Masterpieces of European Painting from the National Gallery of Art, Washington, and The Metroplitan Museum of Art, New York, National Gallery of Greece, Athens, 1992-1993, no. 65, 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. 60, repro.
2001
Vincent van Gogh und die Maler des Petit Boulevard [Vincent van Gogh and the Painters of the Petit Boulevard], Saint Louis Art Museum; Städelsches Kunstinstitut und Städtische Galerie, Frankfurt, 2001, unnumbered catalogue, repro.
2002
Neo-Impressionism: Artists on the Edge, Portland Museum of Art, Maine, 2002, unnumbered catalogue, fig. 3.
2007
Divisionism/Neo-Impressionism: Arcadia and Anarchy, Deutsche Guggenheim, Berlin; Guggenheim Museum, New York, 2007, no. 9, repro. (shown only in New York).
2011
Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Masterpieces from the National Gallery of Art, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; The National Art Center, Tokyo; Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art, 2011, no. 46, repro.

Bibliography

1959
Dorra, Henri, and John Rewald. Seurat, l'oeuvre peint, biographie et catalogue critique. Paris, 1959: no. 185, repro.
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 324, repro.
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 512, no. 769, 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. 29, repro.
1991
Grenier, Catherine. Seurat: Catalogue complet des peintures. Paris, 1991: no. 194, repro.
1997
Kelder, Diane. The Great Book of French Impressionism, 1997, no. 6, repro.

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