Inscription

lower right below plate mark in graphite: Jacques Villon; lower center in plate: Jacques Villon / 02; by later hand, lower left verso in graphite: 9557C; by later hand, lower right verso in graphite: KG10625

Provenance

Lucien Goldschmidt, New York, as of 1970; Marjorie Kovler, Chicago; Elaine Briede, Chicago; (Christies, New York, 3 May 1999, no. 84, via David Tunick); purchased 1999 by NGA.

Exhibition History
1970
Jacques Villon, A Collection of Graphic Work: 1896-1913 in Rare or Unique Impressions, Lucien Goldschmidt, Inc., New York, 1970.
2001
The Unfinished Print, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 2001, proof 8, p. 78.
Bibliography
1950
Auberty, Jacqueline and Charles Pérussaux. Jacques Villon: Catalogue de son oeuvre gravé. Paris: Paul Prouté, 1950.
1979
Ginestet, Colette de and Catherine Pouillon. Jacques Villon: les estampes et les illustrations: catalogue raisonne. Paris: Arts et Metiers Graphiques, 1979.
1999
Robison, Andrew. "Jacques Villon, Five Unique Artist's Proofs of La Parisienne" National Gallery of Art Bulletin 22 (1999): 16.
2001
Brodie, Judith. "The Metamorphosis of Jacques Villon's 'La Parisienne'." In Peter Parshall et. al. The Unfinished Print. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2001: 71-82.