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Provenance

Dr. Alexandre, Paris.[1] Josef Stransky [1885-1936], New York, by 1930;[2] (Wildenstein & Co., Inc., New York); sold November 1936 to Chester Dale [1883-1962], New York; bequest 1963 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1901
Exposition De Tableaux De F. Iturrino et de P.-R. Picasso, Galerie Vollard, Paris, 1901, no. 47, as L'Enfant blanc.
1930
Painting in Paris from American Collections, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1930, no. 65, repro., as The Sweet Tooth.
1932
The Stransky Collection of Modern Art, Worcester Art Museum, 1932-1935 (extended loan).
1933
A Century of Progress, Art Institute of Chicago, 1933, no. 401.
1936
Collection of a Collector, Wildenstein & Co. Ltd., London, 1936.
1943
Twentieth Century French Paintings from the Chester Dale Collection, Art Institute of Chicago, 1943-1952 (extended loan), unnumbered catalogue, repro. p. 45
1965
The Chester Dale Bequest, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1965, unnumbered checklist.
1978
Aspects of Twentieth-Century Art, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1978-1979, no. 2, repro.
1997
Picasso: The Early Years, 1892-1906, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1997-1998, no. 64, color repro., as The Greedy Child (shown only in Washington).
2010
From Impressionism to Modernism: The Chester Dale Collection, National Gallery of Art, January 2010-January 2012, unnumbered catalogue, repro.
Bibliography
1932
Zervos, Christian. Pablo Picasso. 33 vols. Paris, 1932-1978: 1(1957): no. 51, pl. 23.
1943
Twentieth Century French Paintings from the Chester Dale Collection. The Art Institute of Chicago, 1943:, 45, repro.
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 101
1965
Twentieth Century French Paintings & Sculpture of the French School in the Chester Dale Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965 (rev. ed.): 67, color repro.
1968
European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 89, repro.
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 264, repro.
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 602, no. 934, color repro.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 304, repro.
1991
Kopper, Philip. America's National Gallery of Art: A Gift to the Nation. New York, 1991: 248-249, color repro.
1997
Le miroir noir: Picasso,sources photographiques 1900-1928. Exh. cat. Réunion des Musées Nationaux, Paris, 1997: 30, no. 17, repro.