Il vecchio musicista

Manet, Il vecchio musicista | Le vieux musicien | The old musician
Autore: 
Manet, Édouard (1832-1883)
Titolo: 
Il vecchio musicista
Altri titoli: 
Le vieux musicien
The old musician
Vagabond musician
Le musicien ambulant
Periodo: 
XIX secolo
Datazione: 
1862
Classificazione: 
Dipinto
Tecnica e materiali: 
Olio su tela
Dimensioni (altezza x larghezza in centimetri): 
187,4 x 248,2
Annotazioni: 
Firma e data in basso a destra: ed. Manet 1862
Luogo di conservazione: 
National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, USA
Acquisizione: 
Lascito Chester Dale, 1963
Identificativo: 
1963.10.162

Provenienza:

  • Vendita Successione Manet, Hôtel Drouot, Parigi, 4-5 febbraio 1884, n. 9, ritirato.
  • Camentron, Paris
  • (Durand-Ruel, New York and Paris), probabilmente acquistato da Camentron, dal 1997 a fino ad almeno il 1904.
  • Alexandre Berthier, 4° principe di Wagram [1883-1918], Parigi, dal 1906.
  • P.R. Pearson, Parigi, dal 1912.
  • (Galerie Arnot, Vienna)
  • Österreichische Staatsgalerie (ora Österreichische Galerie Belvedere), Vienna, acquistato, 1913.
  • (Galérie Barbazanges, Paris), ceduto dalla Österreichische Staatsgalerie in cambio di due altri dipinti.
  • (Hodebert, Paris).
  • (Galerie Étienne Bignou, Paris), acquistato il 1930 in Germania per Alex Reid & Lefèvre, London.
  • (Alex Reid & Lefèvre, London).
  • Chester Dale [1883-1962], New York, acquistato da Alex Reid & Lefèvre, Londra, 1930.
  • NGA, lascito di Chester Dale, 1963.

Mostre:

  • Galerie Martinet, Parigi, 1863, n. 136.
  • Tableaux de Edouard Manet, Avenue de l'Alma, Parigi, 1867, n. 10.
  • Exposition Manet, Ecole des Beaux Arts, Parigi, 1884, n. 16.
  • Exhibition of International Art, The International Society of Sculptors, Painters and Gravers, Londra, 1898, n. 55, con il titolo Vagabond musician.
  • Catalogo dei dipinti donato dalla Città di Dublino per formare il nucleo della Gallery of Modern Art; oltre ai dipinti prestati dagli esecxutori testamentari del defunto Mr. J. Staats Forbes, ed Altri, Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin, 1904, n. 51, con il titolo The Itinerant musician.
  • Derde Tentoonstelling van Schilderijen, E.J. van Wisselingh & Co., held at Pulchri Studio, The Hague, 1905, n. 87, con il titolo Le musucien ambulant.
  • Pictures by Boudin, Cézanne, Degas, Manet, Monet, Morisot, Pissarro, Renoir, Sisley, Grafton Galleries, Londra, 1905, n. 100.
  • Salon d'Automne, Parigi, 1905, n. 5.
  • Exposition centennale de l'art français, San Pietroburgo, 1912, n. 401.
  • A Century of French Painting, mostra organizzata da Alex Reid & Lefevre alle McLellan Galleries, Glasgow, 1927, n. 18, illustrato.
  • Cent ans de peinture française, E.J. van Wisselingh & Co., Amsterdam, 1928, n. 42.
  • Edouard Manet 1832-1883, Galerie Matthiesen, Berlin, 1928, n. 8.
  • Ausstellung von Meisterwerken Deutscher und Französischer Malerei des 19. Jahrhunderts, Kunstverein für die Rheinland und Westfalen, Düsseldorf, gennaio-febbraio 1930, n. 46
  • Cent ans de peinture française, Galerie Georges Petit, Parigi, 1930, n. 15, illustrato.
  • Exposition Manet, Musée de l'Orangerie, Parigi, 1932, n. 10.
  • The Chester Dale Bequest, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1965, elenco delle opere non numerato.
  • Picasso: The Saltimbanques, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1980, n. 10, fig. 6.
  • Manet and Modern Paris, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1982-1983, n. 67, illustrato.
  • From Impressionism to Modernism: The Chester Dale Collection, National Gallery of Art, gennaio 2010-gennaio 2012, catalogo non numerato, illustrato.

Bibliografia:

  • Pemberton, Murdock. "Ambassador to Art." Esquire (febbraio 1938): illustrato.
  • "The Chester Dale Pictures on loan to the National Gallery of Art."Magazine of Art 34 n. 9 (novembre 1941): 476+, illustrato.
  • Catalogue of French Paintings from the Chester Dale Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1941: 9, illustrato tav. XVI
  • French Paintings from the Chester Dale Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1942: 32, illustrato.
  • Jewell, Edward Alden. French Impressionists and their Contemporaries Represented in American Collections. New York, 1944: illustrato 60.
  • French Paintings from the Chester Dale Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1944: 32, illustrato.
  • Cairns, Huntington, and John Walker, eds., Masterpieces of Painting from the National Gallery of Art. New York, 1944: 160, illustrato a colori
  • French Paintings from the Chester Dale Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1953: 42, illustrato.
  • Shatav.y, Fern Rusk. Comparisons in Art: A Companion to the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC. London, 1957 (ristampato 1959): tav. 110.
  • The National Gallery of Art and Its Collections. Foreword by Perry B. Cott and notes by Otto Stelzer. National Gallery of Art, Washington (non datato, anni 1960): 23, illustrato.
  • Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.. New York, 1963 (ristampato 1964 in Francese, Tedesco e Spagnolo): 254, illustrato.
  • Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 82
  • Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Paintings & Sculpture of the French School in the Chester Dale Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 70, illustrato.
  • Cairns, Huntington, and John Walker, eds., A Pageant of Painting from the National Gallery of Art. 2 voll. New York, 1966: 2:422, illustrato a colori
  • European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 71, illustrato.
  • La Coste-Messelière, M.-G. de. "Un jeune prince amateur d'impressionnistes et chauffeur." L'Oeil 179 (novembre 1969): illustrato n. 19.
  • Rewald, John. "Jours sombres de l'impressionnisme." L'Oeil n. 223 (febbraio 1974): 17, illustrato.
  • European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 212, illustrato.
  • Hanson, Anne Coffin. Manet and the Modern Tradition. New Haven and London, 1977:36,55-57,61-67,114,120,134,169,198,202, illustrato n.11
  • Brown, Marilyn R. "Manet's Old Musician: Portrait of a Gypsy and Naturalist Allegory." Studies in the History of Art 8 (1978): 77-87, illustrato.
  • King, Marian. Adventures in Art: National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. New York, 1978: 84, tav. 50.
  • Watson, Ross. National Gallery of Art. London, 1979: 111, tav. 97, illustrato a colori.
  • Ross, Novelene. Manet's 'Bar at the Folies-Bergère' and the Myths of Popular Illustration. Ann Arbor, 1982:30, 91
  • Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 446, n. 646, illustrato a colori
  • Athill, Philip. "The International Society of Sculptors, Painters and Gravers." Burlington Magazine 127, n. 982 (gennaio 1985): 25
  • European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 245, illustrato.
  • Kopper, Philip. America's National Gallery of Art: A Gift to the Nation. New York, 1991: 239,247, illustrato a colori
  • Carr-Gomm, Sarah. Manet. London, 1992: 50.
  • National Gallery of Art, Washington. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 185, illustrato.
  • Körner, Hans. Edouard Manet: Dandy, Flaneur, Maler. Munich, 1996: 54-55, 227, fig. 41 a colori.
  • Kelder, Diane. The Great Book of French Impressionism, 1997, n. 76, illustrato.
  • Hand, John Oliver. National Gallery of Art: Master Paintings from the Collection. Washington and New York, 2004: 363-364, n. 298, illustrato a colori
  • Jones, Kimberly, and Ann Hoenigswald. "Shedding New Light on The Old Musician." Bulletin / National Gallery of Art, n. 41 (Fall 2009): 2-6, 8-13, figs. 1, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11.