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Provenance

From the artist 19 April 1891 to the private collection of Paul Durand-Ruel, Paris; sold 13 April 1909 to Eugène Hirsch, Paris; sold 28 September 1911 to (Bernheim-Jeune, Paris); sold 11 December 1911 to (Durand-Ruel, Paris); sold 2 April 1917 to (Paul Rosenberg and Co., Paris);[1] sold to Georges Lévy, Paris and chateau Meslay-le-Vidame, by 1933;[2] sold 1937 to (Jacques Seligmann and Co., Paris and New York);[3] sold 27 April 1937 to William Robertson Coe [1869-1955], Oyster Bay, Long Island, NY; [4] bequest 1956 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1921
Possibly Exhibition of Paintings by the Great French Impressionists from the Collection of Monsieur Paul Rosenberg of Paris, Wildenstein & Co., New York, 1921/1922, no. 16
1933
Exposition Renoir, Musée de l'Orangerie, Paris, 1933, no. 90, repro.
1937
Exhibition of French Masters from Courbet to Seurat, Jacques Seligmann & Co., New York, 1937, no. 17.
1996
Obras Maestras de la National Gallery of Art de Washington, Museo Nacional de Antropología, Mexico City, 1996-1997, unnumbered catalogue, 160-161, color repro.
2008
Renoir: La maturità tra classico e moderno, Complesso del Vittoriano, Rome, 2008, no. 27, repro.
2009
Renoir au XXe siècle, Galeries nationales du Grand Palais, Paris; Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Philadelphia Museum of Art, 2009-2010, no. 6, repro.
Bibliography
1918
Vollard, Ambroise. Tableaux, Pastels & Dessins de Pierre-Auguste Renoir. Paris, 1918:plate 74.
1962
Comstock, Helen. "The Connoisseur in America: Two New Renoirs for the National Gallery." The Connoisseur 599 (January 1962):65-66.
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 112
1966
Collection Jean Walter-Paul Guilaume. Exh. Cat. Orangerie des Tuileries, Paris, 1966: under no. 27.
1968
European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 99, repro.
1971
François Daulte. Auguste Renoir, catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre peint. Vol.I: Figures 1860-1890. Lausanne, 1971: 54, no. 567.
1972
Fezzi, Elda. L'opera completa di Renoir nel period impressionista. Milan, 1972: no. 646, repro.
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 292, repro.
1975
Wheldon, Keith. Renoir and his art. London and New York, 1975: 103, repro.
1978
Martini, Alberto. Renoir. New York, 1978: repro. plate XXXVIII.
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 469, no. 686, color repro.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 337, repro.
2007
Dauberville, Guy-Patrice, and Michel Dauberville. Renoir: Catalogue raisonné des tableaux, pastels, dessins et aquarelles. 5 vols. Paris, 2007: 2:no. 1114.