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lower right: Berthe Morisot

Provenance

The sitter, Julie Manet [later Mme Ernest Rouart, 1879-1966], Paris, until at least 1929.[1] (Jacques Dubourg, Paris); sold 18 July 1952 to Chester Dale [1883-1962], New York; bequest 1963 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1896
Berthe Morisot, Durand-Ruel, Paris, 1896
1922
RĂ©union d'oeuvres par Berthe Morisot, Galerie Marcel Bernheim, Paris, 1922, no. 5
1929
Berthe Morisot, Galerie Bernheim-Jeune, Paris, 1929, no. 36
1936
Berthe Morisot 1840-1895, Wildenstein & Co., New York, 1936, no. 2
1953
Berthe Morisot and her Circle: Paintings from the Rouart Collection, Paris, The Art Gallery of Toronto; The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, and other venues [shown in New York only], not it catalogue
1965
The Chester Dale Bequest, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1965, unnumbered checklist.
Bibliography
1961
Bataille, M.L., and Georges Wildenstein. Berthe Morisot, catalogue des peintures, pastels et aquarelles. Paris, 1961: no.262.
1965
Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Paintings & Sculpture of the French School in the Chester Dale Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 89, repro.
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 94
1968
European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 83, repro.
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 246, repro.
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 459, no. 661, color repro.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 285, repro.