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Catalogue des objets d’art et d’ameublement qui garnissent le grand appartement au premier étage du palais du Prince Borghese à Rome (Rome: Imprimerie Editrice Romana, 1892), pp. 128-30 (esp. p. 129), lot 847, no. 30.
The Art Institute of Chicago, “Summer Loan Exhibitions,” Bulletin of the Art Institute of Chicago, vol. 18, no. 6 (September 1924): mentioned p. 79.
“McCormick Art to be sold in January at American-Anderson Galleries,” The Art News, vol. XXXII, no. 10 (9 December 1933): p. 127.
“Historic Silver and Fine Tapestries Feature McCormick Sale,” The Art Digest, vol. VIII, no. 6 (15 December 1933): p. 15.
“McCormick Art Collection Now on Exhibition,” The Art News, vo. XXXII, no. 12 (23 December 1933): p. 16.
Anderson Galleries, The Collection of Mrs. Rockefeller McCormick (New York: American Art Association, 1934): p. 105, lots 681-2.
“Exhibitions and Sales,” Antiques, vol. XXV, no. 1 (January 1934): pp. 25-26 [1966.105 (ill.)].
“McCormick Auction,” The Art News, vol. XXXII, no. 15 (13 January 1934): pp. 3, 14.
“Exhibitions and Sales,” Antiques, vol. XXV, no. 2 (February 1934): pp. 69-71.
“New York Sales,” The Connoisseur, vol. 93, no. 390 (February 1934): pp. 135-136.
“American Art Sales,” Apollo, vol. XIX, no. 3 (March 1934): p. 174.
John Maxon, “Report of the Associate Director,” The Art Institute of Chicago Annual Report 1965-1966, p. 34, p. 11 (ill.).
Allen Wardwell, “Continental Decorative Arts at The Art Institute of Chicago,” Antiques, XCII, no. 4, (October 1967): p. 513 (ill.).
Eleanor Page, “A Princely Table Service,” Chicago Tribune (20 April 1970): p. B14.
John W. Keefe, et. al., Selected Works of 18th Century French Art in the Collections of the Art Institute of Chicago, (Chicago: The Art Institute of Chicago, 1976), pp. 162-171, cat. 267 (ill.).
Celia Hilliard, “’Higher Things’: Remembering the Early Antiquarians,” Art Institute of Chicago Museum Studies, vol. 28, no. 2 Gift Beyond Measure: The Antiquarian Society and European Decorative Arts, (2002): mentioned p. 16.
Rome, Palais Borghese, Apartment du Prince Borghese, March 24 – March 26, 1892.
Chicago, The Art Institute of Chicago, Summer Loan Exhibition, July 1 – October 1, 1924.
Chicago, The Art Institute of Chicago, The Paulina Borghese Silver, October 1924 – November, 1932.
New York, Anderson Galleries, The Collection of Mrs. Rockefeller McCormick, December 28, 1933 – January 6, 1934.
Chicago, The Art Institute of Chicago, Selected Works of 18th Century French Art in the Collections of the Art Institute of Chicago, January 24 – March 28, 1976.
Commissioned by Pauline Bonaparte or Prince Camillo Borghese (per Italian hallmarks); private collection of Pauline Bonaparte and Prince Camillo Borghese; thence by descent, Borghese Palace, Rome; sold their sale Rome, Apartment du Prince Borghese, 1892 (Lot 847, copy of catalog in curatorial file, see publication history for exact lot); possibly with Antonio Licata, Naples, 1892. With Ercole Canessa, dealer, Naples, Paris, or New York, by 1892; sold to Edith Rockefeller McCormick, Chicago, before 1924; sold her sale, New York, Anderson Galleries, The Collection of Mrs. Rockefeller McCormick, 1934 (lots 628-774, copy of catalog in curatorial file, see publication history for exact lot); collection of Charles V. and Catherine Barker Spaulding Hickox, New York, NY, until 1966; given to the Art Institute of Chicago.
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