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lower right: Degas

Provenance

(Degas atelier sale number 1, 6-8 May 1918, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, no. 5, as Achille et le Bucéphale). Dr. Hans Graber [d. 1956], Morcote, by 1951.[1] (Walter Hugelshofer, Zurich); (M. Knoedler and Co., New York) on joint account with [Pinakos, Inc., [Rudolf Heinemann], New York] from October 1956; [2] Lore Heinemann [Mrs. Rudolf J. Heinemann], New York; bequest 1997 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1951
Degas, Kunstmuseum Bern, 1951-1952, no. 4
1958
An Exhibition of Works by Edgard Hilaire Germain Degas 1834-1917, Los Angeles County Museum, 1958, no. 8
1998
Degas at the Races, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1998, no. 6, repro.
2014
Degas: Klassik und Experiment, Staatliche Kunsthalle Karlsruhe, 2014-2015, no. 86, repro.
Bibliography
1959
Apollo (December 1959): cover repro.
1984
Lemoisne, Paul-André. Degas et son oeuvre. 5 vols. New York and London, 1984:II:no. 91.
1998
Degas at the Races. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1998: no. 6.