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lower left: B. Morisot

Provenance

Acquired 1892 by Baron Denys Cochin [1851-1922], Paris;[1] sold 6 May 1897 to (Durand-Ruel, New York and Paris); sold 14 May 1906 to Julius Stern [1859-1914], Berlin;[2] (his estate sale, Cassirer, Berlin, 22 May 1916, no. 72). (M. Knoedler & Co., New York);[3] Arnold Kirkeby, New York; (his sale, Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, 19 November 1958, no. 4); purchased by Ailsa Mellon Bruce [1901-1969], New York;[4] bequest 1970 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1892
Exposition de tableaux, pastels et dessins par Berthe Morisot, Boussod, Valadon et Cie, Paris, 1892, no. 8.
1896
Berthe Morisot, Durand-Ruel, Paris, 1896, no. 7.
1902
Exposition de tableaux de Berthe Morisot, Durand-Ruel, 1902, no. 51.
1905
Pictures by Boudin, CĂ©zanne, Degas, Manet, Monet, Morisot, Pissarro, Renoir, Sisley, Grafton Galleries, London, 1905, no. 169.
1976
Women Artists: 1550-1950, Los Angeles County Museum of Art; University Art Museum, University of Texas, Austin; Museum of Art, Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh; Brooklyn Museum, 1976-1977, no. 88, repro.
1987
Berthe Morisot, Impressionist, National Gallery of Art; Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth; Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, South Hadley, MA, 1987-1988.
1989
Impressionisti della National Gallery of Art di Washington, Ala Napoleonica e Museo Correr, Venice, and Palazzo Reale, Milan, 1989, unnumbered catalogue, repro.
1996
Obras Maestras de la National Gallery of Art de Washington, Museo Nacional de AntropologĂ­a, Mexico City, 1996-1997, unnumbered catalogue, 164-165, color repro.
1999
Around Impressionism: French Paintings from the National Gallery of Art, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1999, no cat.
1999
Masterpieces from the National Gallery of Art, Washington, Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art; Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, 1999, no. 30, repro.
Bibliography
1961
Bataille, M.L., and Georges Wildenstein. Berthe Morisot, catalogue des peintures, pastels et aquarelles. Paris, 1961: no.244.
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. 666, color repro.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 287, repro.
1998
Matthews, Roy T. and F. De Witt Platt. The Western Humanities, California, London, Toronto, 1998, no. 19.13, repro.