Inscription

upper left: To my very dear friend Chester Dale / DiegoRivera. August 1945; lower right on book: FRENCH PAIN[TING] / from the / CHESTER DALE / COLLECTION

Provenance

Commissioned 1945 by Chester Dale [1883-1962], New York; bequest 1963 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1952
Portraits of Personalities Past and Present, Portraits, Inc., New York, 1952, no. 38.
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
Frankfurter, Alfred. "How Great is the Dale Collection?" Art News 64 (May 1965):40-43, 51-53, repro.
1965
Paintings other than French in the Chester Dale Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 61, repro.