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“Watteau Portrait will be Shown in America First Time,” Chicago Daily Tribune (December 4, 1935), p. 23.
Marcia Winn, “Thousands See Art Contrast at Institute Shows,” Chicago Daily Tribune (December 20, 1935), p. 30.
Eleanor Jewett, “Rembrandt as Sketcher Gives Fresh Delights: Master’s Drawings on Display at the Art Institute as Tomorrow,” Chicago Daily Tribune (January 5, 1936), p. E5.
Hélène Adhémar, Watteau: Sa vie – son oeuvre (Paris, 1950), p. 239, no. 295.
Art Institute of Chicago, Annual Report 1954–1955 (Chicago, 1955), no pag.
Art Institute of Chicago, Paintings in the Art Institute of Chicago: A Catalogue of the Picture Collection (Chicago, 1961), p. 479.
Ettore Camesasca and John Sunderland, The Complete Paintings of Watteau (New York, 1968), p. 129, no. 3E.
Claude Lesné, “J.–B. Santerre (1651–1717)” (Ph.D. diss., Ecole du Louvre, 1985), vol. 1, p. 64; vol. 2, p. 67; vol. 3, pl. 36.
Claude Lesné, “Jean-Baptiste Santerre (1651–1717),” Bulletin de la Société de l’histoire de l’art français, année 1988 (1989), pp. 82, 95, under no. 25.
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. 137–39, ill.
University of Chicago, The Renaissance Society, Max Epstein Memorial Exhibition, May 3–14, 1955, no. 15, as Watteau, The Sculptor, Jean François Pater.
Art Institute of Chicago, Selected Works of 18th Century French Art in the Collections of The Art Institute of Chicago, January 24–April 25, 1976, no. 1, as attributed to Antoine Pesne, Portrait of Jean-François Pater.
Art Institute of Chicago, The Art of the Edge: European Frames, 1300–1900, October 17–December 14, 1986, with no. 48.
Vermeer Gallery, London, by 1931 [according to a letter from Jules Féral to Anthony F. Reyre, Vermeer Gallery, dated June 29, 1931, copy in curatorial file]; sold to Max Epstein (died 1954), Chicago, 1935 [according to Registrars records and a receipt for shipment to the Art Institute from the Vermeer Gallery dated May 13, 1935, copy in curatorial file]; bequeathed to the Art Institute, 1954.
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