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Provenance

Theodore Duret [1838-1927], Paris; (his sale, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, 18 March 1894, no. 38); Alexandre Natanson [1867-1936], Paris.[1] (Jos Hessel, Paris), by 1932.[2] (Carroll Carstairs Gallery, New York), 1935.[2] Mrs. Phyllis Lutgens, New York; (her sale, Sotheby’s, London, 29 April 1964, no. 54); Paul Mellon [1907-1999], Upperville, Virginia; bequest 1999 to NGA, with life interest to his wife, Rachel Lambert Mellon [1910-2014].

Exhibition History
1932
Naval and Military Portraits, M. Knoedler & Co, New York, 1932, no. 12.
1935
French Impressionists and After, Carroll Carstairs Gallery, New York, 1935-1936.
1966
French Paintings from the Collections of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon and Mrs. Mellon Bruce, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1966, no.104, repro.
Bibliography
1936
James W. Lane, “Current Exhibitions,” Parnassus 8, no. 1 (January 1936): 24, repro.
1971
Daulte, François. Auguste Renoir: Catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre peint. Vol.1. Figures 1860-1890. Lausanne, 1971: no. 252, repro.
2007
Dauberville, Guy-Patrice, and Michel Dauberville. Renoir: Catalogue raisonné des tableaux, pastels, dessins et aquarelles. 5 vols. Paris, 2007: no. 520, repro.