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Provenance

Sold by the artist 27 or 30 April 1912 to (Galerie Bernheim-Jeune, Paris); sold 15 June 1912 to Curt Glaser [1879-1943], Berlin.[1] by sale or exchange to Oskar [1875-1947] and Greta Moll, Berlin, by 1913/1914.[2] (Galerie Thannhauser, Berlin), by 1932.[3] (Valentine Gallery, New York).[4] (Erhard Weyhe Gallery, New York), by the early 1940s;[5] sold after 1945 to Mr. and Mrs. Alfred H. Barr, Jr., New York;[6] on consignment with (Eugene Victor Thaw and Co., New York) and (Xavier Fourcade, Inc., New York); sold 1978 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1913
Kollektionen: Henri Matisse, Franz Heckendorf, E.L. Kirchner, Georg Leschnitzer, Kunst-Salon Fritz Gurlitt, Berlin, 1913, no. 60, as Die Palme.
1913
Possibly Exposition Henri-Matisse tableaux du Maroc et sculpture, Bernheim-Jeune & Cie., Paris, 1913, not in cat.
1952
Six Centuries of Landscape, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts; National Gallerie, Berlin, 1952, no. 64, repro.
1956
Rétrospective Henri Matisse, Musée National d'Art Moderne, Paris, 1956, no. 32, repro.
1959
The Dial and the Dial Collection, Worcester Art Museum, 1959, no. 60
1970
Henri Matisse, Exposition du Centenaire, Grand Palais, Paris, 1970, no. 114, repro.
1982
Henri Matisse, Kunsthaus Zurich; Städtische Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, 1982-1983, no. 35.
1984
Henri Matisse, Moderna Museet, Stockholm; Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek, Denmark, 1984-1985, no. 20, repro.
1984
The Orientalists: Delacroix to Matisse, The Allure of North Africa and the Near East, Royal Academy of Arts, London; National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1984, no. 99c (London catalogue), no. 77c (Washington catalogue), repro.
1990
Matisse in Morocco: The Paintings and Drawings, 1912-1913, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; Museum of Modern Art, New York; State Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow; State Hermitage Museum, Leningrad, 1990-1991, no. 7, repro.
1993
Henri Matisse 1904-1917, Musée national d'art moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, 1993, no. 98, repro., as La palme.
1996
Matisse-Bonnard, une amitié, Musée Matisse, Nice, 1996, no catalogue.
1997
Henri Matisse: 'La révélation m'est venue de l'Orient', Musei Capitolini, Rome, 1997-1998, no. 28, repro.
1999
Le Maroc de Matisse, Institut du Monde Arabe, Paris, 1999-2000, no. 6, repro., as La Palme (Matin de mars près de Tamger).
2014
Morrice and Lyman in the Company of Matisse, Museé des beaux-arts du Québec; McMichael Canadian Art Collection, Kleinburg, 2014-2015, no. 20, repro. (shown only in Quebec).
2015
Matisse. Arabesque, Scuderie del Quirinale, Rome, 2015, no. 6, repro.
Bibliography
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 594, no. 923, color repro.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 265, repro.
1989
Strick, Jeremy. Twentieth Century Painting and Sculpture: Selections for the Tenth Anniversary of the East Building. Washington, D.C., 1989: 26, repro. 27.
1995
Dauberville, Guy-Patrice and Michel. Henri Matisse Chez Bernheim-Jeune. 2 vols. Paris, 1995: I:no. 122.
1997
Matisse: La révélation m'est venue de l'Orient, Exh. cat., Musei capitolini, Rome, 1997: 142, no. 28, repro.
2004
Henri Matisse: Processus/Variation. Exh. cat. National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo. Tokyo, 2004: 47, fig. 22.
2009
Cooper, Harry. The Robert and Jane Meyerhoff Collection: Selected Works. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 2009: 6-7, repro.