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Artist:Georges Seurat (French, Paris 1859–1891 Paris)
Medium:Oil on wood
Dimensions:6 1/2 x 9 7/8 in. (16.5 x 25.1 cm)
Credit Line:Robert Lehman Collection, 1975
Postumous inventory, no. 39; by descent, to the artist's brother, Émile Seurat, Paris, 1891 (until his death in 1906); Mme Émile Seurat; by inheritance, to her daughter, Mme Mouton, Paris; Félix Fénéon, Paris; Ambroise Vollard, Paris; Josef Stransky, New York, by 1929 (until his death in 1936); estate of Josef Stransky, Wildenstein & Co., New York, 1936-39; bought by M. Knoedler & Co., New York, September 1949; purchased from M. Knoedler & Co., New York, by Robert Lehman, New York, September 1949.
Ralph Flint. "The Private Collection of Josef Stransky." Art News Supplement (May 16, 1931), p. 88.
Perry Blythe Cott. Worcester Art Museum Bulletin (1933), p. 156.
Unknown. The Private Collection of Josef Stransky: French Masters of the XIX and XX Century. Special Reprint from the ARTnews Supplement, May 1931. Recent Accessions up to May 1935 (1935), pp. 2, 21, ill.
John Rewald. Georges Seurat. [2nd, revised ed. 1946; French ed. 1948]. New York, 1943, p. 82, pl. 48.
John Rewald. Seurat (les maîtres). Paris, 1948, pl. 1.
Anita Brookner. "Current and Forthcoming Exhibitions: Paris." Burlington Magazine 99 (July 1957), p. 248.
Henri Dorra and John Rewald. Seurat: L'œuvre peint, biographie et catalogue critique. Paris, 1959, p. 38, ill. no 39.
César Mange de Hauke. Seurat et son Ouevre. Vol. 2 vols. , Paris, 1961, no. 58, ill.
André Chastel Fiorella Minervino. L'opera Completa di Seurat. Milan, 1972, p. 94, no. 50, ill.colorpl. 6a.
Charles F. Stuckey. Seurat. Mount Vernon, N.Y., 1984, pp. 8-9, colorpl. 1.
Richard Thomson. Seurat. Oxford, 1985, p. 38, colorpl. 34.
Charles S. Moffett. Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Paintings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1985, pp. 223, color ill.
Alain Madeleine-Perdrillat. Seurat. New York, 1990, p. 38, colorpl. 40.
Catherine Grenier. Seurat: Catalogo completo dei dipinti. Florence, 1990, p.41, no. 51, color ill.
Michael F. Zimmermann. Seurat and the Art Theory of His Time. Antwerp, 1991, p. 87, colorpl. 126.
Richard Tilston. Seurat. London, 1991, p. 44, color ill.
Sarah Carr-Gomm. Seurat. London, 1993, pp. 52-53, color ill.
Steven Adams. The Barbizon School & the Origins of Impressionism. London, 1994, p. 210, no. 158.
Robert L. Herbert. Seurat: Drawings and Paintings. New Haven, 2001, pp. 73, 75, colorpl. 52.
Kunsthaus Zürich. Georges Seurat. Exh. cat.Zürich, 2009, n.p.
Lucie Cousturier. Georges Seurat. 2013, p. 11, color ill.
Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum. Neo-Impressionism: From Light to Color. Exh. cat.Tokyo, 2014, n.p.
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