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Inscription

lower right: forain / 1926

Provenance

(Spring Salon, Paris, 16 May 1926, no. 487); purchased by Chester Dale [1882-1962], New York;[1] bequest 1963 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1928
Loan Exhibition of Modern French Art from the Chester Dale Collection for the Benefit of the French Hospital of New York, Wildenstein Galleries, New York, 1928, no. 7
1931
Degas and His Tradition, Museum of French Art, New York, 1931, no. 23
1936
Exhibition of Paintings J.L. Forain, Durand-Ruel Galleries, New York, 1936, no. 1
1965
The Chester Dale Bequest, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1965, unnumbered checklist.
Bibliography
1929
Dale, Maud. Before Manet to Modigliani from the Chester Dale Collection. New York, 1929: no. 55, repro.
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 51
1965
Twentieth Century French Paintings & Sculpture of the French School in the Chester Dale Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965 (rev. ed.): 32, repro.
1968
European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 43, repro.
1969
Wasell, Nancy Michelle. Jean Louis Forain, the Painter. M.A. Thesis, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1969:59, repro.
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 130, repro.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 156, repro.