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lower left: Renoir

Provenance

Caroline Rémy, Paris; Leon Pédron, Le Havre (his sale, 2 June 1926, number 54); (purchased by MM Gerard frères); Paul Guillaume [1891-1934]; purchased by Chester Dale, October 1928; gift to NGA, 1963.

Exhibition History
1928
Hundred Years of French Portraits, Museum of French Art, New York, December 1928, no. 15.
1931
Portraits of Women, Romanticism to Surrealism, Museum of French Art, New York, January 1931, no. 14.
1931
Renoir and his Tradition, Museum of French Art, New York, December 1931, no. 18.
1965
The Chester Dale Bequest, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1965, unnumbered checklist.
Bibliography
1929
Dale, Maud. Before Manet to Modigliani from the Chester Dale Collection. New York, 1929: no. 31, repro.
1942
French Paintings from the Chester Dale Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1942: 63, repro., as Madame Severine.
1944
French Paintings from the Chester Dale Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1944: 63, repro., as Madame Severine.
1953
French Paintings from the Chester Dale Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1953: 73, repro., as Madame Severine.
1965
Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Paintings & Sculpture of the French School in the Chester Dale Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 113, repro.
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 113
1968
European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 100, repro.
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 296, repro.
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 462, no. 674, color repro.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 340, repro.