Inscription

lower right below plate mark in graphite: à l'ami Barrat / Jacques Villon / 03; by later hand, center verso in graphite: un sous verre / 055 x 044 / avec cadre No 1279

Provenance

(Childs Gallery, Boston); Dr. Ruth B. Benedict (1913-1993), Washington, DC; by descent to Philip and Judith Benedict; gift to NGA, 1997.

Exhibition History
1994
A Discerning Eye: Prints and Drawings Given by Ruth B. Benedict, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1994, no. 74.
1997
Six Centuries/Six Artists, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1997.
2001
The Unfinished Print, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 2001, proof 4, p. 77.
Bibliography
1950
Auberty, Jacqueline and Charles Pérussaux. Jacques Villon: Catalogue de son oeuvre gravé. Paris: Paul Prouté, 1950.
1979
Ginestet, Colette de and Catherine Pouillon. Jacques Villon: les estampes et les illustrations: catalogue raisonne. Paris: Arts et Metiers Graphiques, 1979.
1994
A Discerning Eye: Prints and Drawings Given by Ruth B. Benedict. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1994: no. 74.
2001
Brodie, Judith. "The Metamorphosis of Jacques Villon's 'La Parisienne'." In Peter Parshall et. al. The Unfinished Print. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2001: 71-82.