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lower left: Guy Pene du Bois [19]25; lower right: Guy Pene du Bois [19]26

Provenance

The artist; (Kraushaar Galleries, New York); sold 11 June 1926 to Chester Dale [1883-1962], New York; bequest 1963 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1925
Exhibition of Paintings and Drawings by Guy Pène du Bois, C.W. Kraushaar Art Galleries, New York, 1925, no. 6.
1926
The Exhibition of Tri-National Art: French, British, American, Wildenstein Galleries, New York, 1926, no. 28, as Polish Sisters at the Café du Dome.
1927
13th Annual Exhibition of American Art, Detroit Institute of Arts, 1927, no. 35.
1928
Eleventh Exhibition of Contemporary American Oil Paintings, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., no. 77.
1965
The Chester Dale Bequest, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1965, unnumbered checklist.
Bibliography
1965
Paintings other than French in the Chester Dale Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 56, repro.
1970
American Paintings and Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1970: 48, repro.
1980
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1980: 145, repro.
1992
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 258, repro.
2014
Fahlman, Betsy. "Complicating the Modern Woman: Guy Pène du Bois in France." Antiques (May-June 2014): 98-99 fig. 1, 101.