About This Artwork

Rosalba Carriera
Italian, 1675-1757

A Young Lady with a Parrot, c. 1730

Pastel on blue laid paper
600 x 500 mm

Regenstein Collection, 1985.40

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Exhibition History

Paris, Galérie Georges Petit, “Exposition de cent pastels du XVIIIe siècle par Latour, Perronneau, Nattier ... [et al.],” cat. 6, cat. by the Marquise de Ganay,1908.

The Art Institute of Chicago, “The Regenstein Collection of European Drawings,” 1985-1986.

The Art Institute of Chicago: May 1, 1987-July 24, 1989 (Installation in Allerton gallery 220A).

Publication History

Louis de Fourcaud, “Le Pastel et les Pastellistes Français au XVIIIème siècle. À propos de l’Exposition des Cents Pastels,” Revue de l’Art Ancien et Moderne, XXIV (1908), pp. 13-14.

A. Lesmoine, “Exposition de Cent Pastels,” Les Arts, 82 (October 1908), pp. 14-15.

Frank Davis, “Talking about Salerooms: Masterly Menagerie,” Country Life (March 14, 1985), p. 644 (ill.).

Bernardina Sani, Rosalba Carriera (Turin, 1988), no. 92, fig. 72.

Bernardina Sani, “Rosalba Carriera’s Young Lady with a Parrot,” The Art Institute of Chicago Museum Studies 17, 1 (1991), pp. 75-95 (ill.).

Jan Martineau and Andrew Robison, The Glory of Venice, Art in the Eighteenth Century (New Haven, Conn., 1995), p. 19, fig. 5.

“Maineri to Miró: The Regenstein Collection Since 1975,” The Art Institute of Chicago Museum Studies, 26, 1 (2000), pp. 30-31 (ill.).

The Essential Guide (Chicago, 2009), p. 296 (ill.).

Ownership History

Maurice Gangnat, Paris (died 1924) by 1908; Casimir S. Stralem, New York; Donald S. Stralem (died 1976), New York; by descent to his wife, Mrs. Jean I. Stralem (died 1994), New York; sold, Christie’s, London, December 13, 1984, lot 181; David Tunick Inc., New York; sold to the Art Institute, 1985.

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