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Provenance

Albert Aurier [1865-1892], Paris; to his nephew, Jacques Williame, Châteauroux, France; John Rewald, New York (Lugt 1514a); (his sale, Sotheby's, 7 July 1960, no. 7); (Frank Perls Gallery, Beverly Hills); Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, Upperville, VA; gift to NGA, 1995.

Exhibition History
1959
The Collection of Mr. and Mrs. John Rewald. Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, 1959, no.7.
1964
Bonnard and his Environment. Museum of Modern Art, New York and tour, 1964-1965, no. 85 (as Girls).
1997
Building a Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1997-1998, no. 22.
1999
An Enduring Legacy: Masterpieces from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1999-2000.
Bibliography
1969
Fermigier, André. Pierre Bonnard. New York, 1969: 62 repro.
1983
Giambruni, Helen Emery. "Early Bonnard, 1885-1900." Ph.D. dissertation. University of California, Berkeley, 1983: 91, 143, 357, no. 74.