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Inscription

lower left: Maurice Utrillo.V. / 1909

Provenance

(Alex Reid, Glasgow) and (L.H. Lèfevre & Son, London); sold c. 1924 to Mrs. R. A. Workman, London;[1] (her sale, at her house by Curtis & Henson, London, 21 December 1931, no. 765). Marcel Fleischmann, Zurich, in 1939.[2] Acquired between 1952 and 1955 by Capt. Edward H. Molyneux [1891-1974], Paris;[3] sold 15 August 1955 to Mrs. Ailsa Mellon Bruce [1901-1969], New York; bequest 1970 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1924
French Painters of Today, Alex Reid, Glasgow; Lefevre Galleris, London, 1924
1939
Small Paintings by Modern Artists, Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1939, checklist only
1958
Paintings from the Collection of Mrs. Mellon Bruce, Society of the Four Arts, Palm Beach, 1958, no. 40.
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. 62, repro
1966
French Paintings from the Collections of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon and Mrs. Mellon Bruce, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1966, no. 200, repro
2002
Maurice Utrillo 1904-1951, Museum of Fine Arts Yasuda Kasai Seiji Togo, Tokyo; Prefectorial Museum of Modern Art, Toyama; Museum of Fine Arts, Gifu; Prefectorial Museum of Modern Art, Tokushima, 2002, no. 7, repro. (shown only in Gifu and Tokushima).
Bibliography
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 358, repro.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 416, repro.