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Inscription

lower left: Juin 1881

Provenance

Sir Victor Schuster [1885-1962], London, by 1942.[1] Capt. Edward H. Molyneux [1891-1974], Paris, by 1952; sold 15 August 1955 to Ailsa Mellon Bruce, New York; bequest 1970 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1942
Nineteenth Century French Paintings, National Gallery of Art, London, 1943, no. 25, as by Manet
1952
French Paintings from the Molyneux Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1952, unnumbered checklist, as by Edouard Manet.
1961
French Paintings of the Nineteenth Century from the Collection of Mrs. Mellon Bruce, California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, 1961, no. 25, repro
Bibliography
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 212, repro., as Manner of Manet.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 247, repro.