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Provenance

The artist [1900-1984]; purchased c. 1975 by Arthur M. Bullowa, New York; gift 1991 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1966
Alice Neel: Recent Paintings & Paintings from the Thirties, Graham Gallery, New York, 1966.
1974
Alice Neel, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, 1974, no. 31, as Hartley Neel.
1975
Alice Neel: Collector of Souls, Fair Lawn New Jersey Public Library, 1975-1976, repro. (no list in brochure).
1975
Alice Neel: The Woman and Her Work, George Museum of Art, The University of Georgia, Athens, September-October 1975, no. 39, repro.
1975
Sons & Others: Women Artists See Men, The Queens Museum, Flushing, March-April 1975, no. 37, repro.
1976
Paintings by three American Realists: Alice Neel, Sylvia Sleigh, May Stevens, Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, 1976, no. 2.
1979
Alice Neel, Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Indiana, 1979, no. 21.
1981
Alice Neel Paintings, Jorgensen Gallery, University of Connecticut, Storrs, 1981 (no list in brochure, not one of repros.).
1982
Five Artists and the Figure, Whitney Museum of American Art Fairfield County, Stamford, Connecticut, 1982, unnumbered brochure.
2000
Alice Neel, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover; Philadelphia Museum of Art; Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; Denver Art Museum, 2000-2001, pl. 49.
2010
Alice Neel: Painted Truths, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; Whitechapel Gallery, London; Moderna Museet Malmö, Sweden, 2010-2011, no. 17, repro.
2016
Alice Neel - A Retrospective, Ateneum Art Museum Finnish National Gallery, Helsinke; Gemeentemuseum Den Hag; Fondation Vincent van Gogh, Arles; Deichtorhallen Hamburg, 2016-2017.
Bibliography
1998
Allara, Pamela. Pictures of People, Alice Neel's, American Portrait Gallery. 1998: no. 158, repro.