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Inscription

by later hand, lower left verso in graphite: A. 4394

Provenance

[Paul?] Mathey, Paris; (M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., New York); Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, Upperville, VA; gift to NGA, 1995.

Exhibition History
1966
French Paintings from the Collections of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon and Mrs. Mellon Bruce, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1966, no. 224, repro.
1997
Building a Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1997-1998, no. 134, as Young Woman in Black.
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.
1970
Minervino, Fiorella. L'Opera completa di Degas. Milan, 1970: no. 157.
1984
Lemoisne, Paul-André. Degas et son Oeuvre. 5 vols, New York (1984): 2: 50-51, no. 100.