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Baron de Saint-Julien;[1] (his sale, Hôtel de Bullion, Paris, 21 June 1784 and days following, no. 69 [a pair of Chardin still lifes]); Dulac. Peter Adolf Hall [1739-1793], Paris; by inheritance in his family to Mme. Lucie Ditte de Montgomery [1861-1926] Paris, a descendant of his daughter Lucie; (sale, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, 13 March 1922, no. 9);[2] (Wildenstein & Co., Inc., Paris, New York, and London); sold 12 August 1925 to (Kunsthandel AG, Lucerne and Paul Cassirer, Amsterdam);[3] sold 22 January 1929 to (Wildenstein & Co., Inc, Paris, New York, and London); sold by 1933 to William R. [1866-1949] and Lillian S. [1881-1959] Timken, New York; (Paul Drey, New York); purchased May 1937 by W. Averell [1891-1986] and Marie N.[1903-1970] Harriman, New York;[4] W. Averell Harriman Foundation, New York; gift 1972 to NGA.

Exhibition History

Exposition Chardin et Fragonard, Galeries Georges Petit, Paris, 1907, no. 6.
French Painting and Sculpture of the XVIII Century, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1935-1936, no. 25, repro.
Chardin and the Modern Still Life, Marie Harriman Gallery, New York, 1936.
The Painters of Still Life, Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, 1938, no. 53, repro.
Contemporary French Paintings from the Collection of Governor and Mrs. Averell Harriman, Albany Institute of History and Art, 1955, no cat.
Pictures Collected by Yale Alumni, Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, 1956, no. 21, repro.
Trends in Painting 1600-1800, Albright Art Gallery, Buffalo, 1957, unnumbered catalogue, repro.
Paintings from Private Collections, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1958, no catalogue.
Exhibition of the Marie and Averell Harriman Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1961, unnumbered catalogue, repro. 9.
Loan for display with permanent collection, Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi, 1974-1976.
Fragonard and His Friends: Changing Ideals in Eighteenth Century Art, Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, Florida, 1982-1983, no. 30, repro.


Dayot, Armand, and Jean Guiffrey. J.-B. Siméon Chardin, avec un catalogue complete de l'oeuvre du maître par Jean Guiffrey. Paris, 1907: 75, no. 110.
Guiffrey, Jules. "L'exposition Chardin-Fragonard." Revue de l'Art 22, pt. 2 (July-December 1907): 102.
Furst, Herbert Ernest Augustus. Chardin. London, 1911: 123.
Wildenstein, Georges. Chardin. Paris, 1933: 218, no. 837, pl. 87, fig. 118.
Wildenstein, Georges. Chardin. Zurich, 1963: 192-193, no. 248, fig. 118.
Wildenstein, Georges. Chardin: catalogue raisonné. Revised by Daniel Wildenstein; translated by Stuart Gilbert. Oxford, 1969: 200-201, no. 248, fig. 118.
Watson, Francis. "Dix-huitième masters of cuisines. Chardin stands at the beginning of modern painting." Times Literary Supplement (14 May 1970): 537, 538.
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 68, repro.
Rosenberg, Pierre. L'opera completa di Chardin. Milan, 1983: no. 169, repro.
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 323, no. 424, color repro.
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 87, repro.
Roland Michel, Marianne. Chardin. Paris, 1994: 178.
Rosenberg, Pierre, and Renaud Temperini. Chardin. Paris, 1999: 139, 141, 274, no. 170.
Baillio, Joseph, et al. The Arts of France from François Ier to Napoléon Ier. A Centennial Celebration of Wildenstein's Presence in New York. Exh. cat. Wildenstein & Co., Inc., New York, 2005: 78 (not in the exhibition).
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. 18, 92-95, color repro.

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