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Inscription

upper right in black: Degas

Provenance

Henry O. Havemeyer [1847-1907]; his daughter, Electra Havemeyer Webb [Mrs. James Watson Webb, 1888-1960]; her daughter and son-in-law, Electra Havemeyer Webb Bostwick [1910-1982] and Dunbar W. Bostwick [d. 2006]. Paul Mellon [1907-1999]; gift 1985 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1984
Degas, the Dancers. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1984, no. 45.
1986
Gifts to the Nation: Selected Acquisitions from the Collections of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1986, unnumbered checklist
1999
An Enduring Legacy: Masterpieces from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1999-2000.
Bibliography
1946
Lemoisne, Paul André. Degas et son oeuvre. 4 vols. Paris: Arts et metiers graphiques, 1946-1949. Vols. 2 and 3, 1946. Reprinted in 5 vols., New York and London, 1984.
1984
Lemoisne, Paul-André. Degas et son Oeuvre. 5 vols, New York (1984): 2: 300-301, no. 531.
1984
Shackelford, George. Degas: The Dancers. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1984: no. 45, repro.