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Atelier Degas, Paris, until 1919 (Lugt 657) (4th atelier sale, 7-9 April 1919, no. 199). Mme. Astruc, Paris. (Seiferheld and Co., New York); Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, Upperville, VA, until 1999; gift to NGA, 1999.

Exhibition History
An Enduring Legacy: Masterpieces from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1999-2000, no cat.
Degas: o universo de um artista [Degas: The Universe of an Artist], Museu de Arte de São Paulo Assis Chateaubriand, 2006, unnumbered catalogue, repro.
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.