Inscription

lower left: F.VALLOTTON.10

Provenance

(Galerie Bernheim-Jeune,Lausanne); acquired 1915 by Richard Bühler [1879-1967], Winterthur Switzerland; 1939 to (Galerie Paul Vallotton, Lausanne);[1] sold 1 November 1967 to Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, Upperville, Virginia; gift 1985 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1957
Félix Vallotton, Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Düsseldorf, 1957, no. 42, repro.
1965
Félix Vallotton, Kunsthaus Zurich, 1965, no. 157.
1966
Vallotton, Musée National d'Art Moderne, Paris, 1966, no. 71, as Honfleur, Le Vent.
1979
19th and 20th Century French Painting from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, 1979 (long term exhibition), checklist no. 77
1986
Gifts to the Nation: Selected Acquisitions from the Collections of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1986, unnumbered checklist
1991
Felix Vallotton: A Retrospective, Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, travelling exhibition, 1991-1993, pl. 230, repro. 190, 301.
2007
Félix Vallotton. Idyll on the Edge., Kunsthaus Zürich; Hamburger Kunsthalle, 2007-2008, no. 70, repro.
Bibliography
2005
Ducrey, Marina. Félix Vallotton 1865-1925. L'oeuvre peint. 3 vols., Lausanne, 2005:III:no. 777, repro.