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Provenance

Commissioned 1928 by Chester Dale [1883-1962], New York; bequest 1963 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1929
Loan Exhibition Held by New York University Gallery of Living Art:Contempory Paintings, Brummer Gallery, New York, 1929, no. 39.
1930
Cent ans de peinture française, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, 1930, no. 46, repro., as Portrait de Madame Chester Dale.
1930
Painting in Paris from American Collections, Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1930, no. 50, as Portrait of Madame X.
1931
Modern French Painting, The Detroit Institute of Arts, 1931, no. 60, repro., as Portrait of Madame D..
1943
Twentieth Century Portraits, Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1943, unnumbered catalogue, repro.
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. 94, repro., as Portrait.
1952
McBride. Henry. "Chesterdale's Way." Art News 51, no. 9 (December 1952): 54, repro.
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 80
1965
Twentieth Century French Paintings & Sculpture of the French School in the Chester Dale Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965 (rev. ed.): 41, repro.
1968
European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 70, repro.
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 206, repro.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 240, repro.