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Provenance

Olivier Sainsère, Paris; by descent in a private collection, Paris (sale, Christie's New York, 5 May 2011, no. 112); via (Martha Parrish and James Reinish, Inc., New York) to Mr. and Mrs. James T. Dyke, Little Rock; purchased by NGA, 2013.

Exhibition History
1906
Salon d'Automne, Oeuvres de Gauguin, Grand Palais, Paris, October-November 1906, no. 194.
2012
De Delacroix à Signac: Dessins de la collection Dyke. Musée des impressionnismes Giverny, 2012, 97, 102, 160, no. 52 (color).
2013
Color, Line, Light: French Drawings, Watercolors, and Pastels from Delacroix to Signac. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2013, 97, 102, 160, no. 52 (color)(cat. published in 2012).
Bibliography
1919
Morice, CharlesPaul GauguinParis, 1919: n.p., illustrated.
1964
Wildenstein, Georges. Gauguin. Paris, 1964: 129, under no. 335.
1974
Gordon, Donald E. Modern Art Exhibitions, 1900-1916: Selected Catalogue Documentation. Vol. II. Munich, 1974: 173, no. 194.
2000
Jirat-Wasiutynski, Vojtech, and H. Travers Newton, Jr. Technique and Meaning in the Paintings of Paul Gauguin. Cambridge and New York, 2000: 142-144, fig. 71.
2001
Welsch-Ovcharov, Bogomila, "Paul Gauguin's Third Visit to Brittany, June 1889-November 1890." In Gauguin's Nirvana: Painters at Le Pouldu 1889-1890, edited by Eric M. Zafran. Exh. cat. Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, 2001: 22, fig. 16.
2006
Sanchez, Pierre. Dictionnaire du Salon d'Automne, Repertoire des exposants et liste des oeuvres presentées, 1903-1940. Vol. 2 (F-Me), Dijon, 2006: 580, no. 194.