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Inscription

lower left: Steinlen; on reverse: 1899

Provenance

(S.G. [Sacha Guitry or Gentry] sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 27 April 1929, no. 127); (Galerie Étienne Bignou, Paris and New York); purchased 1929 through (Bignou) by Chester Dale [1883-1962], New York;[1] gift 1954 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1931
Degas and his Tradition, Museum of French Art, New York, 1931, no. 23
1939
Views of Paris, M. Knoedler and Company, New York, 1939, no. 39.
1945
French Paintings of the Twentieth Century, Buffalo, Cincinnati, St.Louis, 1945, no. 69, repro.
1965
The Chester Dale Bequest, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1965, unnumbered checklist.
Bibliography
1953
French Paintings from the Chester Dale Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1953: 92, repro.
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 124.
1965
Twentieth Century French Paintings & Sculpture of the French School in the Chester Dale Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965 (rev. ed.): 83, repro.
1968
European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 111, repro.
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 332, repro.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 381, repro.