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Provenance

Commissioned by the sitter, Mme. Lucie Michel-Lévy, Paris; sold 1913 to (Paul Rosenberg & Co., London and New York); sold 1913 to Dr. Gottlieb Friedrich Reber [1880-1959], Lausanne, still in 1919. [1] (Galerie Barbazanges, Paris) in 1926. [2] (Galerie Étienne Bignou, Paris); sold 5 April 1927 to Chester Dale [1883-1962], New York; bequest 1963 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1884
Exposition Manet, Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Paris, 1884, no. 124.
1926
Stá Vystava spolku Vytvarnych Umelcu Mánes, Obecni Dum, Prague, 1926, no. 20, repro.
1927
A Century of French Painting, exhibition organized by Alex Reid & Lefevre and held at McLellan Galleries, Glasgow, 1927, no. 21, repro.
1928
A Century of French Painting, M. Knoedler & Co., New York, 1928, no.16, repro.
1931
Portraits of Women Loan Exhibition: Romanticism to Surrealism, Museum of French Art, New York, 1931, no. 10
1965
The Chester Dale Bequest, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1965, unnumbered checklist.
Bibliography
1902
Duret, Théodore. Histoire d'Edouard Manet et de son oeuvre.Paris, 1902:no. 7.
1910
Hancke, Erich. "Manet als Porträtmaler." Kunst und Künstler (February 1910): 241, repro.
1919
Duret, Théodore. Histoire de Edouard Manet et de son oeuvre. Paris, 1919: no. 7.
1926
Moreau-Nélaton, Etienne. Manet, raconté par lui-même. 2 vols. Paris, 1926: II: 98-99, repro. fig. 319.
1929
Dale, Maud. Before Manet to Modigliani from the Chester Dale Collection. New York, 1929: no. 23, repro., frontispiece.
1929
Siple, Ella S. "Retrospective Exhibitions of French Painting in the New York Galleries." The Burlington Magazine 54 (January 1929):49.
1930
Pemberton, Murdock. "On the Buying and Hanging of Pictures." Home & Field 40 (September 1940): 26, repro.
1931
Bertram, Anthony. Edouard Manet in The World's Masters. London and New York, 1931:repro. plate XVIII.
1931
McBride, Henry. "Portraits of Women Shown in Catholic Loan Exhibition." The New York Sun (24 January 1931): 10, repro.
1931
McBride, Henry. "The Chester Dale Collection at New York." Formes 14 (April 1931): 57-58, repro.
1931
Tabarant, Adolphe. Manet: histoire catalographique. Paris, 1931: no. 77.
1932
Jamot, Paul, and Georges Wildenstein. Manet. 2 vols. Paris, 1932: 1:183, no. 533; 2:fig. 229.
1942
French Paintings from the Chester Dale Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1942: 33, repro.
1944
French Paintings from the Chester Dale Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1944: 33, repro.
1947
Rewald, John. Edouard Manet Pastels. Oxford, 1947: repro. 16.
1947
Tabarant, Adolphe. Manet et ses oeuvres. Paris, 1947: 448, no. 532.
1953
French Paintings from the Chester Dale Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1953: 43, repro.
1958
Richardson, John. Edouard Manet: paintings and drawings. London, 1958: no. 82, repro.
1963
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. New York, 1963 (reprinted 1964 in French, German, and Spanish): 324, repro.
1965
Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Paintings & Sculpture of the French School in the Chester Dale Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 71, repro.
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 82
1968
European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 72, repro.
1970
Orienti, Sandra and Denis Rouart. Edouard Manet. Paris, 1970: no. 393A, repro. plate LXIV.
1970
Orienti, Sandra. The Complete Paintings of Manet. London, 1970: no. 387, repro. plate LXIV.
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 210, repro.
1975
Rouart, Denis and Daniel Wildenstein. Edouard Manet, catalogue raisonné 2 vols. Lausanne and Paris, 1975:II:no. 7, repro.
1978
Monneret, Sophie, L'Impressionnisme et son Époque 4 vols. Paris, 1978-1981:II: 48.
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 453, no. 657, color repro.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 244, repro.
1986
Adler, Kathleen. Manet. Oxford, 1986: 209, repro.
1991
Kopper, Philip. America's National Gallery of Art: A Gift to the Nation. New York, 1991: 246, 247, color repro.
1991
Wadley, Nicholas. Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Drawing. London, 1991: 96-97, repro.
1994
Lemaire, Gerard-Georges. Manet. Milan, 1994: 88, repro.