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lower left in image: P. Puvis de Chavannes

Marks and Labels

On cardboard backing: "Durand Ruel/ Paris 16, Rue Laffitte/ New York 315, Fifth Ave Chavannes no. 2648 Embarquant/ des fruits/ oabb"


(Durand-Ruel, Paris, 29 April 1892; archives no. 5474); A. W. Kingman, New York. Mr. and Mrs. Edward C. Walker; Bequest of Edward C. and Mary Walker 1937 to The Corcoran Gallery of Art; Acquired 2015 by The National Gallery of Art.

Exhibition History
Durand-Ruel, Paris, November-December 1891(?)
"The Edward C. and Mary Walker Collection," Willistead Art Gallery, Windsor, Ontario, October 8-29, no. 15; Museum of New Mexico, Santa Fe, July 1 - August 13, no. 21.
Sargent's Contemporaries, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 4 June - 28 August 1983, unpublished checklist, no. 19, as Decoration Figures.
Bérenger, Anaïs. "Etude historique et critique des pastels de Pierre Puvis de Chavannes." Unpublished mémoire de second année de master. Université de Provence, Aix-Marseille I. 2009-2010: [n.p.], illustration 42.
Saunier, Charles. "Exposition Charles Jacque" La Plume. (December 1891): 448.
Neff, John H.. “Puvis De Chavannes: Three Easel Paintings”. Art Institute of Chicago Museum Studies 4 (1969): 76, 77, fig. 11.
d'Argencourt, Louise. Puvis de Chavannes. Ottawa: National Gallery of Canada, under no. 108.
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