La prugna

Manet, La prugna.jpg
Autore: 
Manet, Édouard (1832-1883)
Titolo: 
La prugna
Altri titoli: 
La prune
Plum brandy
Periodo: 
XIX secolo
Datazione: 
non datato (1877 circa)
Classificazione: 
Dipinto
Tecnica e materiali: 
Olio su tela
Dimensioni (altezza x larghezza in centimetri): 
73,6 x 50,2
Annotazioni: 
Firma in basso a sinistra sul tavolo: manet
Luogo di conservazione: 
National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, USA
Acquisizione: 
Dono di Paul Mellon, 1971
Identificativo: 
1971.85.1

Provenienza:

  • Charles Deudon [1832-1914], acquistato dall'artista, 1881 circa.
  • Madame Charles Deudon, Nice, in eredità da suo marito.
  • (Paul Rosenberg et Cie., Paris), acquistato da Madame Deudon, 1919.
  • Arthur Sachs [1880-1975], New York, Paris e Cannes, dal 1927 fino ad almeno il 1948.
  • (M. Knoedler & Co., Londra, New York and Paris.
  • Mr. Paul Mellon, Upperville, VA, acquistato da Knoedler, 1961.
  • NGA, donato da Paul Mellon, 1971.

Mostre:

  • Exhibition, La Vie Moderne, Parigi, 1880, n. 4.
  • Exposition Manet, Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Parigi, 1884, n. 86.
  • Exhibition of Paintings by the Great French Impressionists from the Collection of Monsieur Paul Rosenberg of Paris, Wildenstein & Co., New York, 1921/1922, n. 11.
  • Exposition d'oeuvres de grands maîtres du dix-neuvième siècle, Paul Rosenberg, 1922, n. 53.
  • Exhibition of French Painting of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 1929, n. 57, illustrato.
  • Exhibition of French Art 1200-1900, Royal Academy of Arts, Londra, 1932, n. 470.
  • Exposition Manet, Musée de l'Orangerie, Parigi, 1932, n. 64.
  • XIX Esposizione Biennale Internazionale d'Arte, Venezia, 1934, n. 10.
  • Edouard Manet 1832-1883, Wildenstein & Co., New York, 1937, n. 24, illustrato.
  • The Arthur Sachs Collection, California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, 1946-1947, senza catalogo, illustrato in Bulletin 4, n. 7 (novembre 1946): 62.
  • A Loan Exhibition of Manet for the Benefit of the New York Infirmary, Wildenstein & Co., New York, 1948, n. 23, illustrato.
  • Artmobile II ("Twelve Portraits: Delacroix to Gauguin"), sponsored by the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, 1962, n. 2.
  • French Paintings from the Collections of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon and Mrs. Mellon Bruce, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1966, n. 40, illustrato.
  • Manet and Modern Paris, National Gallery of Art, 1982-1983, n. 18, illustrato.
  • Manet, Grand Palais, Paris; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1983.
  • Capolavori Impressionisti dei Musei Americani, Museo e Gallerie Nazionali di Capodimonte, Napoli; Pinacoteca di Brera, Milano, 1986-1987, n. 25, illustrato.
  • Gifts to the Nation: Selected Acquisitions from the Collections of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1986, lista delle opere non numerata, illustrato.
  • Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Masterpieces from the National Gallery of Art, Washington, State Hermitage Museum, Leningrad, and State Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow, 1986.
  • Impressionisti della National Gallery of Art di Washington, Ala Napoleonica e Museo Correr, Venice, and Palazzo Reale, Milan, 1989, catalogo non numerato, illustrato.
  • Französische Impressionisten und ihre Wegbereiter aus der National Gallery of Art, Washington und dem Cincinnati Art Museum, Neue Pinakothek, Munich, 1990, n. 25, illustrato.
  • From El Greco to Cezanne: Masterpieces of European Painting from the National Gallery of Art, Washington, and The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, National Gallery of Greece, Athens, 1992-1993, n. 43, illustrato.
  • Manet, Fondation Pierre Gianadda, Martigny, Switzerland, 1996, n. 49, illustrato, con il titolo The plum.
  • The Rise of the Art World in America: Knoedler at 150, M. Knoedler & Company, New York, 1996-1997, catalogo non numerato, illustrato e contro copertina, con il titolo The plum.
  • Manet, Monet, and the Gare Saint-Lazare, Musée d'Orsay, Paris; National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1998, n. 36, fig. 162.
  • An Enduring Legacy: Masterpieces from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1999-2000, senza catalogo.
  • Paris-Barcelone, de Gaudi à Miró, Galeries nationales du Grand Palais, Paris; Museu Picasso, Barcelona, 2001-2002, cataloghi non numerati, illustrato
  • Women in Impressionism: from Mythical Feminine to Modern Woman., Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, Copenhagen, 2006-2007, n. 48, illustrato.
  • Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Masterpieces from the National Gallery of Art, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; The National Art Center, Tokyo; Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art, 2011, n. 24, illustrato.

Bibliografia:

  • Wilenski, R.H. Modern French Painters. London, 1944: tav. 10.
  • Kuh, Katherine. "Golden Loans for a Silver Anniversary." Saturday Review (19 marzo 1966): illustrato p. 46.
  • Rouart/Wildenstein 1975, n. 282.
  • European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 212, illustrato.
  • Ross, Novelene. Manet's 'Bar at the Folies-Bergère' and the Myths of Popular Illustration. Ann Arbor, 1982:49.
  • Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 449, n. 648, illustrato a colori.
  • European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 246, illustrato.
  • Bernard, Bruce. The Impressionist Revolution. London, 1986:55, illustrato.
  • Distel, Anne. "Charles Deudon (1832-1914), collectionneur." Revue de l'art n. 86 (1989): 63, illustrato.
  • Französische Impressionisten und ihre Wegbereiter aus der National Gallery of Art, Washington und dem Cincinnati Art Museum, Catalogo della mostra Neue Pinakothek, Munich, 1990: n. 25, illustrato.
  • Kopper, Philip. America's National Gallery of Art: A Gift to the Nation. New York, 1991: 277, 278, illustrato a colori.
  • Néret, Gilles. Toulouse-Lautrec. Paris, 1991: 78, illustrato.
  • Carr-Gomm, Sarah. Manet. London, 1992: 122, illustrato.
  • Landi, Ann. "150 Years of Helping Shape a Nation's Taste." New York Times (dicembre 1, 1996): 43, illustrato.
  • Rathbone, Eliza E., et al. Impressionists on the Seine: A Celebration of Renoir's Luncheon of the Boating Party. Washington, 1996: illustrato 147.
  • Southgate, M. Therese. The Art of JAMA: One Hundred Covers and Essays from The Journal of the American Medical Association. St. Louis, 1997: 102-103, illustrato a colori.
  • Kelder, Diane. The Great Book of French Impressionism, 1997, n. 99, illustrato.
  • Hand, John Oliver. National Gallery of Art: Master Paintings from the Collection. Washington and New York, 2004: 364, n. 299, illustrato a colori.
  • Valdès-Forain, Florence. "Le tav.s incisif des Impressionistes." In Jean-Louis Forain (1852-1931): "La Comédie parisienne". Catalogo della mostra Petit Palais, Parigi, 2011: 36, illustrato a colori.