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Provenance

Possibly Paul Guillaume [d. 1934].[1] purchased 1927 by (Etienne Bignou, Paris);[2] sold 18 April 1928 to Chester Dale [1883-1962], New York; bequest 1963 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1929
Paintings by Amedeo Modigliani, Arts Club of Chicago, 1929, no. 9.
1929
Paintings by Amedeo Modigliani, De Hauke and Co., Inc., New York, 1929, no. 20.
1931
Amedeo Modigliani: Retrospective Exhibition of Paintings, Demotte, Inc., New York, 1931, no. 14.
1933
Modigliani, Palais de Beaux Arts, Brussels, 1933, no. 24, repro.
1934
French Painting from the Fifteenth Century to the Present Day, California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, 1934, no. 214.
1934
Modigliani, Kunsthalle, Basel, 1934, no. 16.
1943
Twentieth Century French Paintings from the Chester Dale Collection, Art Institute of Chicago, 1943-1952 (extended loan), unnumbered catalogue, repro. p. 38
1951
Modigliani, Museum of Modern Art, New York; Cleveland Museum of Art, 1951.
1952
Twentieth Century French Paintings from the Chester Dale Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1952, no. 42, repro.
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. 99, repro., as Head of Young Woman with a Bang.
1943
Twentieth Century French Paintings from the Chester Dale Collection. The Art Institute of Chicago, 1943:, 38, repro.
1952
Twentieth Century French Paintings from the Chester Dale Collection. National Gallery of Art. Washington, 1952 (2nd ed., 1960; rev. ed., 1965): 42, repro.
1960
Twentieth Century French Paintings from the Chester Dale Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1960 (2nd ed.): 44, repro.
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.): 55, 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. 904, 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: 2:25/1915.
1991
Kopper, Philip. America's National Gallery of Art: A Gift to the Nation. New York, 1991: 245, repro.