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center right: Monticelli / 1869.

Provenance

Probably by inheritance to Alexandre Natanson [1867-1936], a descendent of the sitter; (his sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 16 May 1929, no. 98); purchased by Chester Dale [1883-1962], New York;[1] bequest 1963 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1931
Portraits of Women Loan Exhibition: Romanticism to Surrealism, Museum of French Art, New York, 1931, no. 7
1932
Derain-Vlaminck, Museum of French Art, New York, 1932, no. 1
1965
The Chester Dale Bequest, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1965, unnumbered checklist.
Bibliography
1931
Flint, Ralph. "Femininity Rules at the Museum of French Art." Art News (24 January 1931): 3, repro.
1941
Catalogue of French Paintings from the Chester Dale Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1941: 10, repro. pl. XVII
1941
"The Chester Dale Pictures on loan to the National Gallery of Art." Magazine of Art 34 no. 9 (November 1941): 476+, repro.
1942
French Paintings from the Chester Dale Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1942: 34, repro.
1944
French Paintings from the Chester Dale Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1944: 34, repro.
1953
French Paintings from the Chester Dale Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1953: 37, repro.
1965
Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Paintings & Sculpture of the French School in the Chester Dale Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 53, repro.
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 93
1968
European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 82, repro.
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 244, repro.
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 532, no. 804, color repro.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 283, repro.