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Provenance

Henry Charles Keith Petty-Fitzmaurice, 5th marquess of Lansdowne [1845-1927], Bowood Hall, Wiltshire, England, by 1897; by inheritance to Henry William Edmund Petty-Fitzmaurice, 6th marquess of Lansdowne [1872-1936], Bowood Hall; (Lansdowne sale, Christie's, London, 7 March 1930, no. 16); purchased by Joseph. (James P. Silo, New York); sold 25 October 1930 to Chester Dale [1883-1962], New York; bequest 1963 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1931
Renoir and His Tradition, Museum of French Art, New York, 1931, no. 7.
1933
State Fair of Texas, Dallas, 1933, no. 28, as Young Girl.
1965
The Chester Dale Bequest, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1965, unnumbered checklist.
Bibliography
1897
Ambrose, George E. Catalogue of the Collection of Pictures belonging to the Marquess of Landsdown, K.G., at Lansdown House, London and Bowood, Wilts. London, 1897: no. 332 as Les Epaules de ma soeur by Unknown Artist.
1965
Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Paintings & Sculpture of the French School in the Chester Dale Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 26, repro.
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 56.
1968
European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 49, repro.
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 148, repro.
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 418, no. 597, color repro.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 172, repro.
2000
Eitner, Lorenz. French Paintings of the Nineteenth Century, Part I: Before Impressionism. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. Washington, D.C., 2000: 355-357, repro.