La séance interrompue
signed and dated 'Cortazzo_1870' (lower right)
oil on canvas
18 x 2712 in. (45.7 x 69.9 cm.)
The artist.
with Goupil et Cie., Paris, acquired directly from the above, 25 June 1870, as Une séance interrompue.
with M. Knoedler & Co., New York, acquired directly from the above, 27 June 1870.
Fairman Rogers (1833-1900), Philadelphia, by 1875.
His sale; Chickering Hall, New York, 28-29 January 1886, lot 55, as The Interrupted Sitting.
Abraham Disbecker (d. 1900), New York, acquired at the above sale.
His sale; American Art Association, New York, 1 April 1898, lot 17, as The Interrupted Sitting.
L'Univers Illustré, 4 June 1870, p. 360, illustrated with a print.
D. C. M., 'Loan Collection at the Philadelphia Academy of Fine Arts,' The Art Journal, New York, 1877, vol. 3, p. 90, as The Interrupted Sitting.
E. Shinn, The Art Treasures of America Being the Choicest Works of Art in the Public and Private Collections of North America, Philadelphia, 1880, vol. I, pp. 176-177, illustrated with the engraving, as The Interrupted Sitting.
'Memento pour le Salon de 1870,' L'echo des beaux-arts, Paris, 1 May 1870, p. 2.
Paris, Salon, 1870, no. 652.
Cincinnati, Cincinnati Industrial Exposition, Exhibition of Paintings, Engravings, Drawings, Aquarelles, and Works of Household Art, 8 September-9 October 1875, no. 25, as The Interrupted Sitting.
Philadelphia, Philadelphia Academy of Fine Arts, Exhibition of Choice Paintings Loaned From Private Galleries of Philadelphia, January 1877, no. 248, as The Interrupted Sitting.
Cincinnati, Seventh Cincinnati Industrial Exposition, 10 September -11 October 1879, no. 203, as The Interrupted Sitting.

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