oil on canvas
27.5 x 21.5 cm.
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signed with initial 'M.' (lower right) and inscribed 'Bob' (upper right)
Berlin, Galerie Matthiesen, Edouard Manet, February-March 1928, p. 32, no. 37 (illustrated, pl. XXXV).Kunsthaus Zrich, Franzsische Maler des XIX Jahrhunderts, May-August 1933, p. 7, no. 6.Rotterdam, Museum Boijmans, Schilderijen van Delacroix tot Cezanne en Vincent van Gogh, December 1933-January 1934, p. 18, no. 50.San Francisco, Palace of Fine Arts, Golden Gate International Exhibition, 1940, p. 19, no. 279c.Philadelphia Museum of Art and The Art Institute of Chicago, Edouard Manet, November 1966-February 1967, p. 199, no. 194.New York, M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., The Artist and the Animal: A Loan Exhibition for the Benefit of The Animal Medical Center, May 1968, p. 66, no. 91 (illustrated). The Art Institute of Chicago and Los Angeles, The J. Paul Getty Museum, Manet and Modern Beauty, May 2019-January 2020.
A. Tabarant, Manet: Histoire catalographique, Paris, 1931, pp. 287-288, no. 233 (titled Bob, chien griffon).P. Jamot and G. Wildenstein, Manet, Paris, 1932, vol. I, p. 153, no. 267bis (illustrated, vol. II, fig. 346).A. Tabarant, Manet et ses oeuvres, Geneva, 1947, p. 270, no. 239 (titled Bob, chien griffon).M. Venturi and S. Orienti, L'opera pittorica di Edouard Manet, Milan, 1967, p. 104, no. 203 (illustrated; dated 1875).D. Rouart and D. Wildenstein, Edouard Manet: Catalogue raisonn, Lausanne, 1975, vol. I, p. 206, no. 253 (illustrated, p. 207).
Jean-Baptiste Faure, Paris (commissioned from the artist, until at least 1921). Ludwig and Estella Katzenellenbogen, Berlin (by 1928).Estella Katzenellenbogen, Berlin and Santa Monica (until at least March 1945).Carroll Carstairs Gallery, New York (by 1947). Mrs. J. Cheever Cowdin, New York (by 1966). Anon. sale, Sotheby Parke Bernet, Inc., New York, 4 November 1982, lot 39b. Acquired by Ann and Gordon Getty at the above sale.Please note that the present work is being offered for sale pursuant to a settlement agreement between the current owner and heirs of Estella Katzenellenbogen. The settlement agreement resolves all issues between the parties regarding ownership and transfer of title.