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lower right: HTL (in monogram) LA FLECHE

Provenance

Possibly Comte d'Anselme. Possibly Dr. Gabriel Tapié de Céléyran [1869-1930].[1] (Galerie André Weil, Paris). Capt. Edward H. Molyneux [1891-1974], Paris, by 1952;[2] sold 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.; Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1952, unnumbered checklist.
1966
French Paintings from the Collections of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon and Mrs. Mellon Bruce, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1966, no. 147, repro
Bibliography
1971
Dortu, M.G. Toulouse-Lautrec et son oeuvre. 6 vols. New York, 1971:II:P141, repro.
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 350, repro.
1978
Small French Paintings from the Bequest of Ailsa Mellon Bruce. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1978: 80, repro. (continuing exhibition beginning in 1978).
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 532, no. 802, color repro.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 402, repro.