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lower left: E.I. / '74

Provenance

George I. Seney [1826-1893], New York; (his sale, American Art Association, New York, 11-13 February 1891, no. 228, as The Wedding Festival); purchased by the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington; acquired 2015 by the National Gallery of Art.

Exhibition History
1959
French Masterworks: A Loan Exhibition from the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Museum of New Mexico, Santa Fe, 1959, no. 15.
1983
French Salon Paintings from Southern Collections, High Museum of Art, Atlanta; Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, Virginia; North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh; John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, 1983, no. 45, repro. (shown only in Atlanta, Norfolk, and Raleigh).
1983
La Vie Moderne: Nineteenth Century French Art from the Corcoran Gallery, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington; Columbus Museum of Arts and Sciences, Georgia; Mary and Leigh Block Gallery, Northwestern University, Evanston; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; Tampa Museum; Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha; Akron Art Museum, 1983-1985, no. 23, repro.