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Provenance

René de Gas, brother of the artist, Paris; (his sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 10 November 1927, no. 96); purchased by (Galerie Georges Petit, Paris). (Wildenstein & Co., London, New York, and Paris, France) by 1934;[1] sold 1943 to Chester Dale [1882-1962], New York; bequest 1963 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1931
Degas, Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Boston, 1931, no. 4
1934
Degas, Marie Harriman Gallery, New York, 1934, no. 14
1934
Paintings by Renoir and Degas, Art Gallery of Toronto, October 1934, no. 28
1935
Independent Painters of Nineteenth Century Paris, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1935, no. 9
1937
Paintings by Impressionists and Post-Impressionists, Toledo Museum iof Art, 1937, no. 8
1941
Loan, Colorado Springs
1965
The Chester Dale Bequest, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1965, unnumbered checklist.
2010
From Impressionism to Modernism: The Chester Dale Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, January 2010-January 2012, unnumbered catalogue, repro.
Bibliography
1946
Lemoisne, Paul André. Degas et son oeuvre. 4 vols. Paris, 1946-1949.
1962
Boggs, Jean Sutherland. Portraits by Degas. University of California, 1962, 33.
1965
Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Paintings & Sculpture of the French School in the Chester Dale Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 74, repro.
1965
Frankfurter, Alfred. "How Great is the Dale Collection?" Art News 64 (May 1965):40-43, 51-53, repro.
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 39
1968
European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 32, repro.
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 96, repro.
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 474, no. 700, color repro.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 119, repro.