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Provenance

Atelier Degas, Paris, until 1917 (Lugt 657); (3rd atelier sale, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, 1918, no. 105.4). (Galerie Schmidt, Paris, by 1975). (E. V. Thaw and Co., Inc., New York); Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, Upperville, VA, 1978; gift to NGA, 1999.

Exhibition History
1975
Degas, Galerie Schmit, Paris, 1975, no. 80.
1978
Degas, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, 1978, no. 24 (no cat.).
1998
Degas at the Races, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1998, no. 76.
1999
An Enduring Legacy: Masterpieces from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1999-2000.
Bibliography
1946
Lemoisne, Paul André. Degas et son oeuvre. 4 vols. Paris: Arts et metiers graphiques, 1946-1949. Vols. 2 and 3, 1946. Reprinted in 5 vols., New York and London, 1984.
1998
Degas at the Races. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1998: no. 76.