Jean-Siméon Chardin

The Little Schoolmistress



Jean-Siméon Chardin - The Little Schoolmistress

Literature

John Walker, National Gallery of Art, Washington, New York, 1995, nr. 426
Philip Conisbee, French paintings of the fifteenth through the eighteenth century, Washington; Princeton, N.J., 2009, nr. 15


Provenance

Casimir Perrin, marquis de Cypierre (1783-1844), Paris
his estate sale, at his residence by Thoré, Paris, 10 March 1845 and days following, nr. 24
Albert, vicomte de Curel (1827-1908), Paris
his heirs
his estate sale, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, 25 November 1918 (originally scheduled for 3 May 1918), nr. 26 (misprinted in auction catalogue as 23)
with M. Knoedler & Co., London, New York, and Paris
sold May 1919 to Frank D. (died 1927) and Clara W. (died 1949) Stout, Chicago
on consignment to M. Knoedler & Co., New York
purchased 28 December 1936 by The A.W. Mellon Educational and Charitable Trust, Pittsburgh
gift 1937 to NGA


Other works by Jean-Siméon Chardin


Jean-Siméon Chardin The Attentive Nurse
The Attentive Nurse
1747

Jean-Siméon Chardin The Kitchen Maid
The Kitchen Maid
1738

Jean-Siméon Chardin Still Life with Game
Still Life with Game
1750s

Jean-Siméon Chardin The House of Cards
The House of Cards
c. 1737

Jean-Siméon Chardin
The Little Schoolmistress
after 1740
58.3 x 74 cm
Oil on canvas
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Andrew W. Mellon Collection