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Inscription

lower right in blue paint: Picasso; lower right verso in pen and black ink: Picasso

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Provenance

Purchased from the artist by Wilhelm Uhde, 1906; (Galerie Caspari, Munich); sold 1915 to Hertha Koenig [1884-1976], Munich; [1] sold 1950 to (Justin K. Thannhauser, New York); [2] W. Somerset Maugham, St.-Jean-Cap-Ferrat (his sale, London, Sotheby's, 10 April 1962, no. 26); purchased by (Hector Brame) for Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, Upperville, VA; gift to NGA, 1996.

Exhibition History
1901
Galerie Ambroise Vollard, Paris, 1901 (verso only).
1913
Galerie Thannhauser, Munich, 1913.
1966
French Paintings from the Collections of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon and Mrs. Mellon Bruce, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1966, no. 194 (recto only).
1978
Aspects of Twentieth Century Art, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1978-1979, 21, 116, no. 8 (recto only).
1980
Picasso, The Saltimbanques. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1980-1981, 15, 55, 87, pl. 7, fig. 72, cat. no. 38 (recto only).
1997
Picasso: The Early Years, 1892-1906, National Gallery of Art, Washington; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1997-1998.
2001
A Century of Drawing, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2001-2002, no. 8, as The Death of Harlequin.
Bibliography
1932
Zervos, Christian. Pablo Picasso. 33 vols. Paris, 1932-1978.
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