Jean-Siméon Chardin

The House of Cards



Jean-Siméon Chardin - The House of Cards

Literature

Collection catalogues
John Walker, National Gallery of Art, Washington, New York, 1995, nr. 424
Philip Conisbee, French paintings of the fifteenth through the eighteenth century, Washington; Princeton, N.J., 2009, nr. 13

Literature
Christopher Baker, William Hauptman, Mary-Anne Stevens (eds.), Jean-Etienne Liotard, London, 2015, fig. 65


Provenance

Catherine II, empress of Russia (1729-1796), by 1774, for the Imperial Hermitage Gallery, Saint Petersburg
purchased March 1931 through Matthiesen Gallery, Berlin, P. & D. Colnaghi & Co., London, and M. Knoedler & Co., New York by Andrew W. Mellon (1855-1937), Pittsburgh and Washington, D.C.
deeded 1 May 1937 to The A.W. Mellon Educational and Charitable Trust, Pittsburgh
gift 1937 to NGA

External links

National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. Accession number 1937.1.90

Other works by Jean-Siméon Chardin


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

Jean-Siméon Chardin The Little Schoolmistress
The Little Schoolmistress
after 1740

Jean-Siméon Chardin Fruit, Jug, and a Glass
Fruit, Jug, and a Glass
c. 1726/28

Jean-Siméon Chardin Basket of Plums
Basket of Plums
c. 1765

Jean-Siméon Chardin
The House of Cards
c. 1737
82.2 x 66 cm
Oil on canvas
Signed lower center on table frame in dark brown paint: J. Chardin
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Andrew W. Mellon Collection