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From the artist 1906 to (Ambroise Vollard [1867-1939], Paris);[1] sold December 1918 through Walter Pach and (Carroll Galleries, New York) to John Quinn [1870-1924], New York;[2] his estate; probably from which purchased by (Paul Guillaume [1891-1934], Paris); sold 1927 to (Alex Reid & Lefèvre, Glasgow and London);[3] sold 1931 to (Galerie Etienne Bignou, Paris); sold 1932 to G. Keller, Paris for (M. Knoedler and Co., London, New York and Paris).[4] Acquired in Paris between 1932 and 1938 by Mme. Kaethe Perls, Paris;[5] possibly by whom sold to Walter P. Chrysler, Jr., New York, Warrenton and Richmond, VA, who owned the painting by 1939;[6] (Chrysler sale, part II, Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, 16 February 1950, no. 54); (Julius H. Weitzner [1896-1986], London); sold 12 April 1950 to John Hay Whitney [1904-1982], Manhasset, New York;[7] deeded 1982 to the John Hay Whitney Charitable Trust, New York; gift 1982 to NGA.

Exhibition History

1907
Possibly La Libre Esthétique, quatorzième exhibition, Brussels, 1907, no. 87-90, one of four views of London.
1908
La Toison d'or, Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, 1908, no. 35-38, one of four view of London.
1928
Cent Ans de Peinture Française, Musée Municipal d'Amsterdam, 1928, no. 7, repro.
1928
Exhibition of Works by André Derain, The Lefevre Galleries, London, 1928, no. 2
1930
Derain, M. Knoedler & Company, New York and Chicago, 1930, no. 4 (CHicago) and no. 6 (New York)
1931
An Exhibition of Paintings by André Derain, Cincinnati Art Museum, 1930-1931, no. 18, repro.
1933
Paintings from the Ambroise Vollard Collection, Knoedler Galleries, New York, 1933, no. 20, as London: Houses of Parliment.
1939
Seven Centuries of Painting, The California Palace of the Legion of Honor and the M.H. de Young Memorial Museum, San Francisco, 1939-1940, no. Y-177
1940
Origins of Modern Art, The Arts Club of Chicago, 1940, no. 17
1941
Collection of Walter P. Chrysler, The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond; The Philsdelphia Museum of Art, 1941, no. 45
1951
Selections from Five New York Private Collections, Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1951, unnumbered catalogue.
1952
Les Fauves, Museum of Modern Art, New York; Minneapolis Institute of Arts; San Francisco Museum of Art; The Art Gallery of Toronto, 1952-1953, no. 33.
1956
Pictures Collected by Yale Alumni, Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, 1956, no. 128, repro.
1960
The John Hay Whitney Collection, The Tate Gallery, London, 1960-1961, no. 20, repro.
1973
The Impressionists in London, Hayward Gallery, London, 1973, no. 55, repro.
1976
The "Wild Beasts": Fauvism and Its Affinities, The Museum of Modern Art, New York; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, 1976, no. 80, repro.
1978
Aspects of Twentieth-Century Art, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1978-1979, no. 39, repro.
1982
The Long Island Collections. A Century of Art: 1880-1980. Nassau CoCounty Museum of Art, Roslyn, New York, 1982, p. 35, repro.
1983
The John Hay Whitney Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1983, no. 43, 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. 10, repro.
1994
André Derain: Le peintre du "trouble modern", Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, 1994-1995, no. 45, repro.
1995
Fauves, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney; National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, 1995-1996, no. 28, repro.
1997
André Derain, 1904-1912, Museu Picasso, Barcelona, 1997, no. 18, repro.
1998
Gifts to the Nation from Mr. and Mrs. John Hay Whitney, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1998-1999, no cat.
1999
Le Fauvisme ou "l'épreuve du feu": Éruption de la modernité en Europe, Musée d'Art moderne de la Ville de Paris, 1999-2000, no. 43, repro.
1999
Masterpieces from the National Gallery of Art, Washington, Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art; Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, 1999, no. 76, repro.
2004
Fauve Painting from the Permanent Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 2004-2005, no cat.
2005
André Derain: The London Paintings, The Courtauld Institute Gallery, Courtauld Institute of Art, London, 2005-2006, no. 8, repro., as Hungerford Bridge at Charing Cross.
2006
Cezanne to Picasso: Ambroise Vollard, Patron of the Avant Garde, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; The Art Institute of Chicago; Musée d'Orsay, Paris, 2006-2007, no. 76, repro.

Bibliography

1928
Wilenski, R.H. "Andre Derain: An Austere Romantic." Apollo 7 (1928):169-174, repro.
1930
Dethuit, Georges. "Le Fauvisme IV." Cahiers d'Art 31 (1930):132
1941
Frankfurter, Alfred M. "341 Documents of Modern Art: The Chrysler Collection." Art News 39 (18 January 1941):13
1941
Vaughan, Malcolm. Derain. New York, 1941: 37-42.
1956
Rewald, John. "French Paintings in the collection of Mr. and Mrs. John Hay Whitney." The Connoisseur 134, no. 552 (April 1956):138, repro.
1959
Sutton, Denys. André Derain. London, 1959:17-21
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 590, no. 909, color repro.
1985
_European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 128, repro.
1992
Kellermann, Michel. André Derain, Catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre peint. Vol. 1, 1895-1914. Paris, 1992: no. 88, 56, repro., as Londres: Le Pont de Hungerford a Charring-Cross.

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