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Provenance

Probably (Durand-Ruel, New York and Paris), by 1905.[1] (Carroll Carstairs Gallery, New York); sold 7 January 1941 to Ailsa Mellon Bruce [1901-1969], New York;[2] bequest 1970 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1896
Berthe Morisot, Durand-Ruel, Paris, 1896, no. 46.
1905
Pictures by Boudin, Cézanne, Degas, Manet, Monet, Morisot, Pissarro, Renoir, Sisley, Grafton Galleries, London, 1905, no. 167.
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. 31, repro.
1966
French Paintings from the Collections of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon and Mrs. Mellon Bruce, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1966, no. 92, repro.
1984
Loan to display with permanent collection, Oklahoma Museum of Art, Oklahoma City, 1984-1986.
1989
Impressionisti della National Gallery of Art di Washington, Ala Napoleonica e Museo Correr, Venice, and Palazzo Reale, Milan, 1989, unnumbered catalogue, repro.
1999
Around Impressionism: French Paintings from the National Gallery of Art, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1999, no catalogue.
1999
Masterpieces from the National Gallery of Art, Washington, Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art; Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, 1999, no. 29, repro.
2006
Berthe Morisot: Regards Pluriels - Plural Vision, Musée de Lodève, 2006, no. 8, repro.
2011
Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Masterpieces from the National Gallery of Art, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; The National Art Center, Tokyo; Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art, 2011, no. 36, repro.
Bibliography
1933
Angoulvent, Monique. Berthe Morisot. Paris, 199: no. 150.
1961
Bataille, M.L., and Georges Wildenstein. Berthe Morisot, catalogue des peintures, pastels et aquarelles. Paris, 1961: no. 155.
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 248, repro.
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 459, no. 665, color repro.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 287, repro.