Inscription

lower right: a.derain06

Provenance

Purchased 1906 by (Ambroise Vollard [1867-1939], Paris).[1] Pieter van der Velde [1848-1922], Le Havre. Private collection, Paris, in 1955. [2] (Robert Schmit, Paris) probably by 1969;[3] sold 18 August 1971 to Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, Upperville, Virginia;[4] gift 1985 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1955
Cinquante tableaux importants de André Derain, Galerie Charpentier, Paris, 1955, no.3, repro., with date 1904.
1973
French Paintings from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, 1973-1978, unnumbered checklist
1986
Gifts to the Nation: Selected Acquisitions from the Collections of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1986, unnumbered checklist
1990
The Fauve Landscape, Los Angeles County Museum of Art; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; NGA 1985.64.12 did not go to London venue at Royal Academy of Arts, 1990-1991, 199, 278, pl. 207.
1994
André Derain: Le peintre du "trouble modern", Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, 1994-1995, no. 44, repro.
2005
Monet's London: Artists' Reflections on the Thames, 1859-1914, Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, Florida; Brooklyn Museum; The Baltimore Museum of Art, 2005, no. 10, repro.
2014
Matisse and Friends: Selected Masterworks from the National Gallery of Art, Denver Art Museum, 2014-2015, no catalogue.
Bibliography
1989
Strick, Jeremy. Twentieth Century Painting and Sculpture: Selections for the Tenth Anniversary of the East Building. Washington, D.C., 1989: 14, repro. 15.
1990
Freeman, Judi. The Fauve Landscape. Exh. cat. Los Angeles County Museum of Art, New York, 1990: 199, 278, pl. 207.
1992
Kellermann, Michel. André Derain, Catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre peint. Vol. 1, 1895-1914. Paris, 1992: no. 98, 63, repro., as Le Port de Londres.
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