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Study for the painting, Bouguereau's Atelier at the Académie Julian, Paris
Study for the painting, Bouguereau's Atelier at the Académie Julian, Paris
Not on display
Graphite On Laid Paper
Sheet: 443 x 360 mm (17 7/16 x 14 3/16 in.) irreg.
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North America

Provenance: {from copy of record of painting and drawing [undated] on stationery of William Beadleston, Inc., New York): the artist and his wife, 1891-1931;Mrs. Jefferson D. Chalfant, Jr. Wilmington, Delaware1931-1964; [David David, Philadelphia, 1964]; [Victor Spark, New York, 1965]; Ambassador and Mrs. J. William Middendorf; , Millbrook, N.Y. by 1967-1973;[ auction sale, Sotheby Parke-Bernet, New York, 28 Sept. 1973, lot 21 with related painting, sold for $14,000]; Yale Kneeland and George Peabody Garnder III, New York, 1973-1977; (see George Gardner III (from frame label from Pa. Academy exh. 1976); [William Beadleston, Inc., New York (label shows SL. 67.23.48b/Middendorf) 1977]; Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller 3rd, 1977-1979;

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Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller 3rd

Exhibition History:

(from William Beadleston Inc. record) Wilmington (Delaware) Society of the Fine Arts: Jefferson D. Chalfant , 1959, cat. no. 4;
Metropolitan Museum of ArtNew York, (also Baltimore Museum of Art): American Paintings and Historical Prints from the Middendorf Collection , 1967, cat. no. 48a, repr. p. 73;
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Academy of the Arts: In This Academy: The Pennsylvania Acadaemy of the Fine Arts, 1976, cat. no. 54 (see frame label in file, Lender : Mr. George Gardner III);
Chadds Ford, PA, Brandywine River Museum,: Jefferson David Chalfant 1856-1931, 1979, no. 4;
[ note:work returned in damaged condition, repaired by WRPCL]
Williamstown, MA, Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute : In the Studio: The Making of Art in Nineteenth Century France, 1981, checklist no. 30;
FAMSF: The Studio of the Artist, 1981;
Stanford University Art Museum, Palo Alto, CA: The Academy, 13 Jan - 8 March 1987
FAMSF: Viewpoints VI: The Studied Figure: Tradition and Innovation in American Art Academies, 1865-1915, 1989;
FAMSF, M.H. de Young Memorial Museum: The Rockefeller Collection of American Art at The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, 25 June - 13 Nov 1994, exh. cat. by Marc Simpson and Patricia Junker, cat. no. 107, p. 247, repr. p. 247; Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa, OK, In the Studios of Paris: William Bourguereau and His American Students, Sept 17 - Dec 31m 2006; Appleton Museum of Art, Ocala, FL, Feb 1 - May 27, 2007; The Frick Art and Historical Center, Pittsburgh, July 1 - Oct 31, 2007.

de Young, Artist in the Studio, Dec 1981.