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lower left: Berthe Morisot

Provenance

Schwarz Collection; Edward H. Molyneux, Paris; Ailsa Mellon Bruce, New York; gift to NGA, 1970.

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, Portrait of the Artist's Sister.
1966
French Paintings from the Collections of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon and Mrs. Mellon Bruce, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1966, no. 235, repro.
2002
"Berthe Morisot", Palais des Beaux-Arts de Lille, 2002, no. 8, 116-117.
2008
Woman Impressionists: Berthe Morisot, Mary Cassatt, Eva Gonzal├Ęs, Marie Bracquemond, Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt; California Palace of the Legion of Honor, The Fine Arts Museusm of San Francisco, 2008, unnumbered catalogue.
Bibliography
1961
Bataille, M.L., and Georges Wildenstein. Berthe Morisot, catalogue des peintures, pastels et aquarelles. Paris, 1961: 611 (as "Jeune fille sur un banc").