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lower left in pen and black ink: h. Daumier

Provenance

Paul Gallimard, Paris; Ferdinand Heilbuth (1826-1889), Paris, by 1888; his sale, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, 19-21 May 1890, no. 327; Henri Vever (1854-1942); his sale, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, 1-2 February 1897, no. 137; to William A. Clark (1839-1925); bequest in 1926 to the Corcoran Gallery of Art (inv. 26.68); acquired in 2014 by the National Gallery of Art.

Exhibition History
1888
"Peintures, aquarelles, dessins et lithographies des maîtres français de la caricature et de la peinture de moeurs au XIXe siècle," École des Beaux-Arts, Paris, 1888, no. 415.
1889
"Exposition Centennale." Paris, 1889, no. 136.
1901
"Exposition Daumier." 1901, no. 203.
1907
Galerie Rosenberg, Paris, no. 15.
1961
"Daumier: Paintings and Drawings." Tate Gallery, London (Arts Council of Great Britain), 1961, no. 222, pl. 33.
1978
"The William A. Clark Collection," The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., April 26-July 16.
1979
"Honore Daumier Centenary." National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C., 1979, no. 54.
1983
"La Vie Moderne." The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; Columbus Museum of Arts and Sciences, Columbus, GA; Mary and Leigh Block Gallery, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL; The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston TX; Tampa Museum, Tampa, FL; Josyln Museum of Art, Omaha, NE; Akron Art Museum, Akron, OH, 1983-1985, no. 39 (entry by Eden Rafshoon).
1989
"The William A. Clark Collection: Treasures of a Copper King." Yellowstone Art Center, Billings, MT, and Montana Historical Society, Helena MT, 1989, reprod. p. 11.
1999
"Daumier 1808-1879," Musee Des Beaux-Arts du Canada, Ottawa, June 11- September 6, 1999; Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais, Paris, October 5, 1999 - January 3, 2000; The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC, February 19-May 14, 2000, no. 2225.
2015
Focus on the Corcoran: Works on Paper, 1860-1990, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 2015.
Bibliography
1923
Klossowski, Erich. Honoré Daumier. Munich,1923: 98, no. 129, Pl. 68.
1925
Carroll, Dana. Catalogue of Objects of Fine Art and Other Properties at the Home of William Andrews Clark, 962 Fifth Avenue. [Unpublished], 1925, Part I: 171, no. 168.
1928
Illustrated Handbook of The W. A. Clark Collection. Washington, DC, 1928: 41, no. 2068.
1930
Fuchs, Eduard. Der Maler Daumier, Munich, 1930: under no. 186b.
1932
Corcoran Gallery of Art. Illustrated Handbook of the W.A. Clark Collection. Washington, 1932: 43, no. 2068.
1956
Maison, K. E. "Further Daumier Studies I: The Tracings." The Burlingon Magazine 98, no. 638 (May 1956): 165, fig. 44.
1962
Larkin, Oliver. Daumier in His Time and Ours. Northampton, MA, 1962: fig. 5.
1968
Maison, K. E. Honoré Daumier: Catalogue Raisonné of the Paintings, Watercolours, and Drawings. Vol. II. The Watercolours and Drawings. [Greenwich, CT], 1968, 2: 219, no. 660, pl. 251.
1971
Roy, Claude. Daumier dessins. Geneva, 1971: reprod. p. 75.
1995
Thomson, Richard. Edgar Degas: Waiting. Malibu, CA, 1995: 84, fig. 57.
1996
Laughton, Bruce. Honoré Daumier. New Haven and London, 1996: 94-95, fig. 117.
2006
Dumas, Anne. Edgar Degas: The Last Landscapes. London, Merrel, 91-92, fig. 87.
2016
National Gallery of Art. Highlights from the National Gallery of Art, Washington. Washington, 2016: 218, repro.