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Provenance

Purchased from the artist by (Galerie Druet) for Eugène Druet's personal collection; sold 1910 to Judge Jacob M. Moses, Baltimore; by whom sold 16 December 1929 to Stephen Carlton Clark [1882-1960], Cooperstown, NY;[1] (sale, 11 May 1944, Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, no. 93); purchased by Chester Dale, New York; gift 1963 to NGA.[2]

Exhibition History
1908
Zolotoye Runo (La Toison d'Or), Moscow, 1908, no. 124
1925
Modern French Art, Baltimore Museum of Art, 1925, no. 70
1931
Exposition Henri Matisse, Galeries Georges Petit, Paris, 1931, no. 7
1948
Philadelphia Museum of Art, long term loan, 1948-1952
1952
Twentieth Century French Paintings from the Chester Dale Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1952, no. 35, repro.
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
1952
Twentieth Century French Paintings from the Chester Dale Collection. National Gallery of Art. Washington, 1952 (2nd ed., 1960; rev. ed., 1965): 35, repro.
1960
Twentieth Century French Paintings from the Chester Dale Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1960 (2nd ed.): 37, repro.
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 88
1965
Twentieth Century French Paintings & Sculpture of the French School in the Chester Dale Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965 (rev. ed.): 44, repro.
1968
European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 76, repro.
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 228, repro.
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 594, no. 921, color repro.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 260, repro.