Literature

Damien Bartoli and Frederick C. Ross, William Bouguereau, 2015, Reprinted Second edition, plate 115 (mirrored)


Provenance

With Goupil, Paris, 1872–74, stock nr. 7349, purchased from the artist, as "La Séduction," on 29 November 1872, for Fr 10,000
sold on 21 April 1874, half on account, to Knoedler
with Knoedler, New York, from 1874
Mrs. D.D. Colton, San Francisco, in 1892
Bernard R. Armour, Englewood, N. J., until died 1949
his wife, Mrs. Bernard R. (Martha S.) Armour, later Mrs. Jerome Gordon, Englewood, N.J., from 1949
her daughter, Mrs. Elliot L. (Ruth Armour) Kamen, Englewood, N.J., until 1960
her gift to MMA

External links

Metropolitan Museum of Art Accession number 60.122

Other works by William-Adolphe Bouguereau


William-Adolphe Bouguereau Dream of Spring
Dream of Spring
1901

William-Adolphe Bouguereau The Wave
The Wave
1903

William-Adolphe Bouguereau Portrait of his Grandson William as St. John the Baptist
Portrait of his Grandson William as St. John the Baptist
1883

William-Adolphe Bouguereau Waiting
Waiting
1902

William-Adolphe Bouguereau Monsieur M.
Monsieur M.
1850