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Inscription

falsely signed, lower left: renoir.

Provenance

Capt. Edward H. Molyneux [1891-1974], Paris; sold 15 August 1955 to Ailsa Mellon Bruce [1901-1969], New York; bequest 1970 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1952
French Paintings from the Molyneux Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1952, unnumbered checklist, as by Renoir.
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. 42, repro., as by Renoir.
Bibliography
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 138, repro.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 28, repro.