on plate: (butterfly); on tab: (butterfly) imp; lower left on verso: a 19694 and MK 32574 / [Ex?]; lower left on the recto(within platemark): #335; lower centre on the verso: Market women -Loches
(H. Wunderlich & Co., New York, stock no. a 19694). Listed by E. G. Kennedy (1910) as having been owned by J. Caldwell [1882-1907], Pittsburgh. (Knoedler & Co., New York, stock no. MK 32574). Purchased November 26, 1929 by Lessing Julius Rosenwald [1891-1971], Philadelphia, (Lugt 1760b); gift to National Gallery of Art, 1943.
Associated NamesRosenwald, Lessing Julius
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