A Young Woman Reading
Type of Object: Painting
Technique: oil on canvas
Measurements: 60 x 72,9 cm
Date or Period: c. 1866-1868
Item used to belong to the following collections:
Current location of an object: National Gallery of Art, Washington
Other Relevant Historical Information:

The artist sold the painting to Durand-Ruel et Cie., Paris in 1872; Sale, comte de R..., Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 27 January 1875; Ad. Reitlinger, Paris (by 1882); Alexandre Bernheim-Jeune, Paris; Alexandre Berthier, 4th prince de Wagram, Paris, sale Jos Hessel, Paris in 1923. Sale E.J. van Wisselingh & Co., Amsterdam in 1924; Sale Etienne Bignou, Paris in 1924; sold before 1931 to Max Silberberg, Breslau (his sale, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, 9 June 1932, no. 18); Chester Dale], New York; bequest 1963 to the National Gallery of Art.

Related Written Material:

Karl Scheffler, Die Sammlung Max Silberberg, „Kunst und Künstler“, 30 (1931), p. 3-18

Authors of this entry:
  • Magdalena Palica
Published on: 08 / 12 / 2009
Project co-financed by Ministry of Labour and Social Policy under Government Project – Civic Benefit Fund.
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