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lower right: AR

Provenance

John W. Macartney, Washington, at least in 1897.[1] Rudolph Max Kauffmann [1882-1956], Chevy Chase, Maryland;[2] gift 21 April 1954 to the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington; acquired 2014 by the National Gallery of Art.

Exhibition History
1897
Loan Exhibition of Paintings under the auspices of the Society of Washington Artists, Washington, 1897, no. 51, as A Chief of Abyssinia.[1]
1982
Orientalism: The Near East in French Painting 1800-1880, Memorial Art Gallery at the University of Rochester; Neuberger Museum, State University of New York College, Purchase, New York, 1982, fig. 86.
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. 20, repro.
Exhibition History Notes

[1] A torn label from this exhibition is on the painting's frame.