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lower left: B Morisot

Provenance

Paul Mellon [1907-1999], Upperville, Virginia, by 1966;[1] bequest 1999 to NGA, with life interest to Mrs. Mellon; life interest released 2004.

Exhibition History
1892
Exposition de Tableaux, Pastels et Dessins par Berthe Morisot, Boussod, Valadon et Cie., Paris, 1892, no. 36.
1896
Madame Eugène Manet, Exposition de son oeuvre, Galerie Durand-Ruel, Paris, 1896, no. 14.
1919
Cent Oeuvres de Berthe Morisot (1841-1895), Galerie Bernheim-Jeune, Paris, 1919, no. 32.
1936
Berthe Morisot 1840[sic]-1895, Wildenstein and Co., Inc., New York, November-December 1936, no. 3.
1936
Berthe Morisot, Madame Eugène Manet, M. Knoedler and Co., London, May-June 1936, no. 16.
1941
Berthe Morisot (1841-1895), Musée de l'Orangerie, Paris, 1941, no. 85.
1942
Exposition de peinture Française de l'impressionnisme a nos jours, Palais Saint-Pierre, Musée de Lyon, 1942, no. 28, as Portrait de Jeune Fille.
1947
Berthe Morisot, Galerie André Weill, Paris, 1947.
1966
French Paintings from the Collections of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon and Mrs. Mellon Bruce. Twenty-Fifth Anniversary Celebration 1941-1966, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1966, no. 96, repro.
Bibliography
1925
Fourreau, A. Berthe Morisot. Paris, 1925: pl. 29.
1933
Angoulvent, Monique. Berthe Morisot. Paris, 1933(?): no. 517.
1961
Bataille, M.L., and Georges Wildenstein. Berthe Morisot, catalogue des peintures, pastels et aquarelles. Paris, 1961: no. 266, fig. 279.
1997
Clair, Alain, Delphine Montalant and Yves Rouart. Berthe Morisot 1841-1895. Catalogue Raisonné de l'oeuvre peint. Translated by Jean-Alice Coyner. Montolivet, 1997: no. 270, repro.