About This Artwork

Follower of Jean Baptiste Greuze
French, 1725-1805

Little Girl Pouting, 1775/1800

Oil on canvas
16 1/2 x 13 in. (42 x 33 cm)

Mr. and Mrs. Martin A. Ryerson Collection, 1933.1079

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Exhibition History

Chicago, World’s Columbian Exposition, 1893, revised cat., no. 3111.

Publication History

Art Institute of Chicago, Catalogue of Paintings, Sculpture, and Other Objects Exhibited at the Opening of the New Museum (Chicago, 1893), p. 10, no. 3.

Art Institute of Chicago, Catalogue of Paintings, Sculpture, and Other Objects in the Museum (Chicago, 1894), p. 73, no. 303.

Jean Martin, Oeuvre de J.-B. Greuze (Paris, 1908), p. 30, no. 438.

Art Institute of Chicago, A Guide to the Paintings in the Permanent Collection (Chicago, 1925), p. 160, no. 2042.

Rose Mary Fischkin, Martin A. Ryerson Collection of Paintings and Sculpture, XIII to XVIII Century, Loaned to The Art Institute of Chicago (unpub. MS, 1926, Ryerson Library, Art Institute of Chicago), p. 150.

Art Institute of Chicago, A Guide to the Paintings in the Permanent Collection (Chicago, 1932), p. 180.

Wilhelm R. Valentiner, Paintings in the Collection of Martin A. Ryerson (unpub. MS, 1932, Archives, Art Institute of Chicago), n. p.

Art Institute of Chicago, Paintings in The Art Institute of Chicago: A Catalogue of the Picture Collection (Chicago, 1961), p. 206.

Christopher Wright, The World’s Master Paintings from the Early Renaissance to the Present Day: A Comprehensive Listing of Works by 1,300 Painters and a Complete Guide to Their Locations Worldwide (New York, 1991), vol. 1, p. 443, vol. 2, pp. 62, 630.

Susan Wise in Susan Wise and Malcolm Warner, French and British Paintings from 1600 to 1800 in The Art Institute of Chicago (Chicago, 1996), pp. 74–76, ill.

Stijn Alsteens, Raphael to Renoir: Drawings from the Collection of Jean Bonna (New York, 2009), p. 183 n. 4, under no. 81.

Ownership History

Gustave Rothan (d. 1890), Paris; sold Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, May 29–31, 1890, no. 153 (ill.), as Greuze, to Durand-Ruel; sold by Durand-Ruel, Paris, to Mr. and Mrs. Martin A. Ryerson, Chicago, 1890 [according to the shipping order from Durand-Ruel dated July 16, 1890, Art Institute archives]; on loan to the Art Institute from 1893; given to the Art Institute, 1933.




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