Pierre Decourcelle [1856-1927], Paris (sale Paris, Galerie Georges Petit, 29-30 May 1911, no.131, as La Passerelle). (Anonymous sale Paris, Galerie Charpentier, 14-15 December 1933, no. 65, as La Passerelle, collection of M.B.W.). Richard Owen, Paris; purchased 1935 by Samuel H. Kress; gift 1963 to the National Gallery of Art.
- Eisler, Colin. Paintings from the Samuel H. Kress Collection: European Schools Excluding Italian. Oxford, 1977: p.347: dK382, fig.316 (as Imitator of L.-G. Moreau).