Inscription

upper left reverse: F. LEGER / N.Y. 35

Provenance

Commissioned 1935 by Chester Dale [1883-1962], New York; bequest 1963 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1943
Twentieth Century Portraits, Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1943, unnumbered catalogue, repro.
1954
Loan to display with permanent collection, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1954-1959.
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, January 2010-January 2012, unnumbered catalogue, repro.
Bibliography
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 73
1965
Twentieth Century French Paintings & Sculpture of the French School in the Chester Dale Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965 (rev. ed.): 38, repro.
1968
European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 64, repro.
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 190, repro.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 223, repro.