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William A. Clark (1839-1925); bequest to the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, in 1926 (inv. 26.192); acquired in 2015 by the National Gallery of Art.

Associated Names

Corcoran Gallery of Art

Exhibition History

"La Tenture de David et Bethsabée du Musée de Cluny," Galleries Nationales du Grand Palais, Paris, 1971.
"The Story of David." Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1974, under no. 3.
"Brussels Tapestries of the Pre-Renaissance." Musees royaux d'Art et d'Histoire, Brussels, 1976.
"The William A. Clark Collection: Treasures of a Copper King." Yellowstone Arts Center, Billings, Montana; Montana Historical Society, Helena, Montana, 1989, 29.


Carroll. Dana. H. Catalogue of Objects of Fine Art and Other Properties at the Home of William Andrews Clark, 962 Fifth Avenue. [Unpublished], 1925, pt. 1: 99, no. 38 (as Bernard van Orley).
Illustrated Handbook of the W. A. Clark Collection. Washington, DC, 1928: 57, no. 2192 (as Bernaert van Orley).
Corcoran Gallery of Art. Illustrated Handbook of the W.A. Clark Collection. Washington, 1932: 63, no. 2192, as by Bernaert van Orley.
Dhanens, Elisabeth. "The David and Bathsheba Drawing," Gazette des Beaux-Arts (April, 1959): 215-224, fig. 1 (as Jan van Roome).
Wayment, Hillary. "A Rediscovered Master: Adrian van den Houte (c. 1459–1521) and the Malines / Brussels School II: Adrian van den Houte as a Tapestry Designer." Oud Holland 83, no. 2 (1968): 74, 77, fig. 9 (as Jan van Roome).
"La Tenture de David et Bethsabée," Le petit Journal des Grandes Expositions." Réunion des Musées Nationaux, 1971: [n.p.] (as copy after the tapestry).
Delmarcel, Guy. David & Bethsabée: Un chef-d'oeuvre de la tapisserie à la Renaissance. Paris, 2008: 115, note 17 (as a work of the 17th century).

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