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Inscription

lower left: ev; in unknown hand, a on verso in graphite: d V toile gorge creme / 4966 / avec cartel / Vuillard

Provenance

Captain Edward H. Molyneux [1891-1974], Paris, by 1952; acquired 1955 by Ailsa Mellon Bruce [1901-1969]; 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.
1956
Hampton National Historic Site, Towson, MD, May - October 1956
1966
French Paintings from the Collections of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon and Mrs. Mellon Bruce, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1966, no. 245, repro.
Bibliography
1961
French Paintings of the Nineteenth Century from the Collection of Mrs. Mellon Bruce. Exh. cat. California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, 1961: 67.
1991
Wadley, Nicholas. Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Drawing. London, 1991: fig. 88, p. 78.
1993
Nabis 1888-1900. Exh. cat. Kunsthaus, Zurich, and Galeries nationales du Grand Palais, Paris, 1993-1994: 310, fig. 146.1.
2012
Grasselli, Margaret Morgan, and Andrew Robison. Color, Line, Light: French Drawings, Watercolors, and Pastels from Delacroix to Signac. Exh. cat. Musée des impressionnismes Giverny and National Gallery of Art. Washington, 2012: 101, fig. 6 (color).