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Inscription

upper right: Renoir.

Provenance

From the artist c. 1895 to Roux de Billancourt, Paris; (Roux de Billancourt sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 25 November 1898, no. 55); purchased by (Durand-Ruel et Cie, Paris);[1] sold 1916 through (Jos Hessel, Paris) to Dikran Khan Kélékian [1868-1951], Paris;[2] (his sale, American Art Association, New York, 30 January 1922, no. 146); purchased by Charles Sheeler [1883-1965].[3] Eugene [1875-1959] and Agnes Ernst Meyer [1887-1970], Mount Kisco, New York, and Washington, D.C.; gift 1967 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1921
Paintings by Modern French Masters Representing the Post-Impressionists & Their Predecessors, Brooklyn Museum of Art, 1921, no. 195.
1974
Loan for display with permanent collection, Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi, 1974-1980.
1984
Loan for display with permanent collection, Oklahoma Museum of Art, Oklahoma City, 1984-1987.
Bibliography
1920
Collection Kélékian: Tableaux de l'Ecole Française Moderne. Paris, New York, Cairo, 1920: plate 63
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 296, repro.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 341, repro.