Portrait of Madame Pierson

Henri Fantin-Latour (French, 1836–1904)
Portrait of Madame Pierson, ca. 1882

Pastel on linen
22 x 18 ½ in. (55.9 x 47 cm)
Signed upper right: Fantin


Unknown dates, Reinhardt Galleries, New York

Unknown dates, Galerie J. Hebrand, Paris

Unknown dates, Collection of Edward Pawlin, Hadlyme, Connecticut

by 1958 [?], Collection of Walter Chrysler, Jr., New York

ca. 1958 [?]–ca. 1969, Collection of the Chrysler Art Museum, Provincetown, Massachusetts

ca. 1969–1973, Schweitzer Gallery, New York (stock no. 5324)

March 1973, IU Art Museum purchased from Schweitzer Gallery, New York


Unknown dates, exhibited at Montross Gallery, New York

Unknown dates, exhibited at Galerie J. Herbrand, Paris

Unknown dates, exhibited at Galeries Georges Petit, Paris

March 29–May 14, 2000, “About Face: Two Thousand Years of Portraiture at Indiana University,” Indiana University Art Museum, Bloomington


Provenance research on this work is ongoing, and this record will be updated as more information becomes available.