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Roger Bonniot, Gustave Courbet en Saintonge 1862 – 1893 (Paris, 1973), p. 216, fig. 51.
Marcel Zahar, “Une exposition Gustave Courbet,” Les Amis de Gustave Courbet no. 54 (1975), pp. 4-5, no. 6.
Kunstchronik 30, 10 (1977), pp. 438, 452-3.
Robert Fernier, La Vie et l’Oeuvre de Gustave Courbet. Catalogue raisonné vol. 1 (Paris, 1977), p. 192, no. 334 (ill).
German Masters of the Nineteenth-Century: Paintings and Drawings from the Federal Republic of Germany exh. cat. (New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1981), pp. 33, fig. 23.
Pierre Courthion, L’Opera Completa di Courbet (Milan, 1985), p. 91, fig. 320.
The Art Institute of Chicago Annual Report 1987-88 (Chicago, 1988), pp. 2 (pl. 2), 27, 65.
The Joseph Winterbotham Collection at The Art Institute of Chicago Museum Studies 20, 2 (1994), pp. 112-13 (ill.).
Saintes, Musée des Beaux-Arts, Explication des Ouvrages de Peinture et de Sculpture, 1863, cat. 166, as Rêverie.
Paris, Galerie Martinet, 1863.
Paris, Salon d’Automne, Rétrospective Courbet, 1906.
Zurich, Kunsthaus, Französische Kunst Des XIX u. XX Jahrhunderts, October 5- November 14, 1917, cat. 69, fig. 1, as Portrait de Mme. B.
Paris, Galerie Paul Rosenberg, Grands Maîtres de XIXe Siècle, 1922, cat. 30, as Portrait de Madame Boreau.
Paris, Galerie Bernheim-Jeune, 1929, cat. 19.
Paris, Palais Des Beaux-Arts (Petit Palais), Exposition Gustave Courbet, May – June 1929, cat. 18, as Portrait de Madame Boreau.
Paris, Galerie Paul Rosenberg, Courbet, 1937, cat. 12, as Portrait de Madame Boreau.
London, Rosenberg & Helft, Ltd., Gustave Courbet (1819-1877), May 10 – June 11, 1938, cat. 9, as Portrait of Madame Boreau.
Copenhagen, Carlsberg Glyptotek, Portraits français de Largillierre à Manet, October 15 – November 15, 1960, cat. 9, as Portrait de Madame Boreau.
Paris, Galerie Daber, Peinture 1830-1940: Oeuvres de Delacroix á Maillol, May 1962, pl. 2 and 8, cat. 10, as Portrait de Madame Boreau.
Bern, Kunstmuseum Bern, Gustave Courbet, September 22-November 18, 1962, cat. 24, as Portrait de Madame Boreau.
Rome, Mostra all’Accademia di Francia, Villa Medici, Gustave Courbet (1819 – 1877), October 28, 1969 – January 6, 1970, cat. 17, pl 17.
Paris, Galerie Daber, Courbet 1819 – 1877, October 16 – November 15, 1975, cat. 6.
Paris, Grand Palais, Gustave Courbet (1819-1877), September 30, 1977 – January 21, 1978, cat. 67, as La rêverie, portrait de Gabrielle Borreau.
Hamburg Kunsthalle, Courbet und Deutschland, October 1978 – March 1979, cat. 242, as Träumerei, Bildnis Gabrielle Borreau (La rêverie, portrait de Gabrielle Borreau).
New York, The Brooklyn Museum, Courbet Reconsidered, 1988, cat. 39 (ill.).
Lausanne, Musée cantonal des beaux-arts, Gustave Courbet : en revoltör lanserar sitt verk : utställningen har producerats av Musée cantonal des beaux-arts, Lausanne i samarbete med Nationalmuseum, November 21, 1998–March 7, 1999; traveled to Stockholm, Nationalmuseum, March 26–May 30, 1999.
Collection Dussol; sold, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, March 17, 1884, lot 26 for 1,950 francs [according to La Chronique de la Curiosité 1884, and letter of November 13, 1987 from Stephen Hahn, in curatorial file]. Martin; his estate sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, April 4-7, 1892, lot 26 (ill.) for 1,800 francs [according to La Chronique de la Curiosité 1892, and letter cited above]. Théodore Duret [according to letter citied above and Fernier 1977]. E. Larcade, 1922 [lent to Paris 1922]. Collection Mlle Sée, Paris, until purchased jointly by Bernheim-Jeune, Paris and Paul Rosenberg & Co., Paris, on December 8, 1925 [Bernheim Jeune stock no. 24.513, information from letter of July 11, 2000 from Guy-Pactrice Dauberville, Bernheim-Jeune, in curatorial file]; sold by them to Alphonse Kann (died 1948), St. Germain-en-Laye and London on April 8, 1931 [according to Dauberville’s letter cited above]; by descent to Michael Stewart, London; sold by him through Arthur Tooth, London, 1959 [information supplied by Madeleine Korn; see also Art News 1960 and Fernier 1977]. Alfred Daber Galerie, Paris by 1960 until at least 1975 [lent to Copenhagen 1960 and Paris 1975]. Stephen Hahn, New York by 1983; sold to the Art Institute, 1987.
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