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lower right: G. de Chirico

Provenance

Purchased from the artist by LĂ©once Rosenberg. (Valentine Dudensing); purchased February 1929 by Chester Dale [1883-1962], New York;[1] bequest 1963 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1931
A Group of Twentieth Century Paintings from the Chester Dale Collection, Department of Fine Arts, Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, 1931, no. 9
1931
Living Artists, The Pennsylania Museum of Art, Philadelphia, 1931, unnumbered checklist in The Pennsylvania Museum Bulletin XXVII, no 145 (January 1932):69
1943
Twentieth Century French Paintings from the Chester Dale Collection, Art Institute of Chicago, 1943-1952 (extended loan), unnumbered catalogue, repro. p. 16
1952
Twentieth Century French Paintings from the Chester Dale Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1952, no. 17, repro.
1965
The Chester Dale Bequest, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1965, unnumbered checklist.
Bibliography
1931
Dale, Maud. "Twentieth Century Paintings." The Carnegie Magazine V, no. 2 (May 1931):35-37, repro. [reprint from foreward to catalogue of 1931 Carnegie exhibition of paintings from the Chester Dale collection.]
1943
Twentieth Century French Paintings from the Chester Dale Collection. The Art Institute of Chicago, 1943:, 16, repro.
1952
Twentieth Century French Paintings from the Chester Dale Collection. National Gallery of Art. Washington, 1952 (2nd ed., 1960; rev. ed., 1965): 17, repro.
1960
Twentieth Century French Paintings from the Chester Dale Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1960 (2nd ed.): 18, repro.
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 27
1965
Twentieth Century French Paintings & Sculpture of the French School in the Chester Dale Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965 (rev. ed.): 17, repro.
1968
European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 20, repro.
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 68, repro.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 117, repro.