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Provenance

(Marcel Bernheim et Cie, Paris); purchased 1927 by (Etienne Bignou, Paris); sold 18 April 1928 to Chester Dale [1883-1962], New York; bequest 1963 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1931
Amedeo Modigliani: Retrospective Exhibition of Paintings, Demotte, Inc., New York, 1931, no. 4.
1943
Paintings from the Chester Dale Collection, Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1943-1951, unnumbered cat., repro., as Portrait of Kisling.
1954
Loan for display with permanent collection, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1954.
1965
The Chester Dale Bequest, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1965, unnumbered checklist.
1983
Modigliani: An Anniversary Exhibition, J. Paul Getty Museum, Malibu; Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth; National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1983-1984, unnumbered brochure [exhibited in Washington only].
Bibliography
1929
Dale, Maud. Before Manet to Modigliani from the Chester Dale Collection. New York, 1929: no. 98, repro.
1943
Paintings from the Chester Dale Collection. Philadelphia, 1943:, unpaginated, repro., as Portrait of Kisling.
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 91
1965
Twentieth Century French Paintings & Sculpture of the French School in the Chester Dale Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965 (rev. ed.): 53, repro.
1968
European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 80, repro.
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 236, repro.
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 588, no. 905, color repro.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 273, repro.
1990
Parisot, Christian. Modigliani: Catalogue Raisonné. 2 vols. Livorno, 1990: 2:30/1916.
2011
Secrest, Meryle. Modigliani: A Life. New York, 2011: 5.