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Provenance

Casimir Perrin, marquis de Cypierre [1783-1844], Paris; (his estate sale, at his residence by Thoré, Paris, 10 March 1845 and days following, no. 24). Albert, vicomte de Curel [1827-1908], Paris;[1] his heirs; (his estate sale, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, 25 November 1918 [originally scheduled for 3 May 1918], no. 26 [misprinted in auction catalogue as 23]); (M. Knoedler & Co., London, New York, and Paris);[2] sold by 1924 to Frank D. [d. 1927] and Clara W. Stout, Chicago; on consignment to (M. Knoedler & Co., New York);[3] purchased 28 December 1936 by The A.W. Mellon Educational and Charitable Trust, Pittsburgh;[4] gift 1937 to NGA.

Exhibition History

1924
Loan Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Frank D. Stout, The Art Institute of Chicago, 1924, no cat., mentioned in Bulletin of the Art Institute of Chicago (October 1924): 91, as Little Teacher.
1933
A Century of Progress, The Art Institute of Chicago, 1933, no. 211.
1937
[exhibition], Phillips Memorial Gallery, Washington, D.C., 1937, no cat.
2010
Chardin: il pittore del silenzio, Palazzo dei Diamanti, Ferrara; Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid, 2010-2011, no. 48, repro. (shown only in Madrid).

Bibliography

1863
Goncourt, Edmond de, and Jules de Goncourt. "Chardin." Gazette des Beaux-Arts 1st ser., vol. 15 (December 1863): 527.
1880
Goncourt, Edmond de, and Jules de Goncourt. L'art du dix-huitième siècle. 2 vols. Paris, 1880: I:112, 121.
1904
Schéfer, Gaston. Chardin. Paris, 1904:59 [?]
1907
Dayot, Armand. "Chardin." L'Art et les artistes. 5 (June 1907): 140
1907
Dayot, Armand. J.-B. Siméon Chardin, avec un catalogue complete de l'oeuvre du maître par Jean Guiffrey. Paris, 1907[?]: 48, 60; in catalogue: 7, 28, 32, 87, 103 [?].
1925
Bodkin, Thomas. "Chardin in the London and Dublin National Galleries." The Burlington Magazine 47 (1925):93
1925
Holmes, Sir Charles. "New Pictures at the National Gallery." [London] The Burlington Magazine 47 (1925):33
1933
"A Century of Progress Exhibit List." Art News 31 (27 May 1933): 4.
1933
"Art's Progress in America for 100 years shown at World's Fair." The Art Digest 7 (15 May 1933): 35.
1933
The Art Digest 7 (1 October 1933):22
1933
Wildenstein, Georges. Chardin. Paris, 1933: possibly no. 171.
1937
Fortune 15 (May 1937): 138, repro.
1937
Frankfurter, Alfred M. "A Portfolio of the Andrew W. Mellon Collection." Art News 35 (1 May 1937): 109, repro.
1937
Frankfurter, Alfred M. "The Mellon Gift to the Nation." Art News 35 (9 January 1937): 12.
1937
Jewell, Edward Alden. "Mellon's Gift." Magazine of Art 30, no. 2 (February 1937): 73, 81, repro. (as "Maîtress d'Ecole").
1937
"Le don de M. Mellon à la nation américaine." Revue de l'Art 376 (April 1937):84
1937
Washington Star. (25 April 1937): gravure section, repro.
1941
Preliminary Catalogue of Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1941: 39, no. 91.
1941
"World Masterpieces Lend Supreme Distinction to National Gallery of Art." The Washington Star (16 March 1941): F6.
1942
Book of Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1942: 241, repro. 46.
1944
Cairns, Huntington, and John Walker, eds., Masterpieces of Painting from the National Gallery of Art. New York, 1944: 120, color repro.
1949
Paintings and Sculpture from the Mellon Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1949 (reprinted 1953 and 1958): 103, repro.
1956
Einstein, Lewis. "Looking at French Eighteenth Century Pictures in Washington." Gazette des Beaux-Arts 6th ser., 67, no. 1048-1049 (May-June 1956): 231.
1965
Cooke, H. Lester. Galeria Nacional de Washington. Translated by Maria Teresa de la Cruz. Madrid, 1965: 300, repro.
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 26.
1968
European Paintings and Sculpture: Illustrations (Companion to the Summary Catalogue, 1965). Washington, 1968: 19, no. 91, repro.
1969
Wildenstein, Georges. Chardin. Oxford, 1969:no. 81 [as whereabouts unknown]
1973
Snoep-Reitsma, Ella. "Chardin and the Bourgeois Ideals of his Time." Nederlands Kunsthistorisch Jaarboek 24 (1973):219
1973
Wilenski, R.H. French Painting. New York, 1973:123
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 66, repro.
1975
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. New York, 1975: 325, repro.
1979
Rosenberg, Pierre. Chardin. Exh. cat. Grand Palais, Paris, 1979:230, repro., under no. 70
1983
Rosenberg, Pierre. L'opera completa di Chardin. Milan, 1983: no. 104B, repro. [discussed under no. 104A]
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 323, no. 426, color repro.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 85, repro.
1986
Conisbee, Philip. Chardin. Oxford, 1986:149.
1993
Sporre, Dennis J. The Creative Impulse: An Introduction to the Arts. New Jersey, 1993:357, repro. fig. 12.10.
1994
Roland Michel, Marianne. Chardin. Paris, 1994:67, 204, 240.
2009
Conisbee, Philip, et al. French Paintings of the Fifteenth through the Eighteenth Century. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. Washington, D.C., 2009: no. 15, 79-84, color repro.

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