About This Artwork

Henri Rousseau
French, 1844-1910

Dahlia and Daisies in a Vase, c. 1904

Oil on canvas
13 x 9 1/2 in. (33 x 24.1 cm)
Signed, l.r.: "Henri Rousseau"

Gift of Emily Crane Chadbourne, 1953.6

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Publication History

The World’s Masters: Henri Rousseau (London: The Studio, 1936), p. XV.

Jean Bouret, Henri Rousseau, trans. by Martin Leake (Greenwich, Conn.: New York Graphic Society, 1961), pp. 211 (ill.), 257, no. 140, as Fleurs et dahlia dans un vase, and Dahlia and Flowers in a Vase.

The Art Institute of Chicago, Paintings in The Art Institute of Chicago: A Catalogue of the Picture Collection (Chicago: The Art Institute of Chicago, 1961), p. 406.

Giovanni Artieri, L’opera completa di Rousseau il Doganiere (Milan: Rizzoli, 1969), p. 120, fig. N.9a, as Vaso con Margherite e Dalia.

Giovanni Artieri and Dora Vallier, L’opera completa di Rousseau il Doganiere (Milan: Rizzoli, 1969), p. 120, fig. 9a.

Sandra Grung, Supplement to Paintings in The Art Institute of Chicago: A Catalogue of the Picture Collection (Chicago: The Art Institute of Chicago, 1971), p. 100.

Carolyn Keay, Henri Rousseau: Le Douanier (New York: Rizzoli, 1976), pp. 140 and 181, fig. 40.

A. James Speyer and Courtney Graham Donnell, Twentieth-Century European Paintings (Chicago, 1980), p. 68, no. 3F12.

Ownership History

M. Knoedler and Company, by 1936. Emily Crane Chadbourne (died 1972), Stone Ridge, NY and Washington, D.C., by 1952 [R of O #13246, dated December 3, 1952]; given to the Art Institute, 1953.




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