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Provenance

Edgar Degas [1848-1903]; (Hôtel Drouot, November 6-7, 1918, lot 127); Marcel Guérin [1873-1948]; (Richard H. Zinser, Forest Hills, NY); purchased by Lessing J. Rosenwald [1891-1979], 1940; gift to NGA, 1943.

Exhibition History
1928
Gauguin: Sculpteur et Graveur, Musée du Luxembourg, Paris 1928, no. 41.
1939
Gauguin: first trip to Tahiti, Bignou Gallery, New York, 1939.
1947
A Survey of Watercolor: East and West, Old and New, Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1947.
1949
Selections from the Rosenwald Collection, Art Gallery of Toronto, 1949, no cat.
1950
Gauguin in Tahiti, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, 1950.
1951
French Prints from the Rosenwald Collection, University of Pittsburgh, 1951.
1953
Monotypes by French and American Impressionists, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, 1953.
1955
Monotypes, Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT, 1955.
1956
Paul Gauguin, 1848-1903, The Society of the Four Arts, Palm Beach, FL, 1956, no. 59.
1959
Gauguin, Art Institute of Chicago and Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1959, no. 193.
1959
The Great Century: France 1800-1900, University of Notre Dame Art Gallery, Notre Dame, IN, 1959.
1960
Paul Gauguin, 1848-1903, Österreichische Galerie im Oberen Belvedere, Vienna, 1960, no. 60, repro.
1960
Paul Gauguin, Haus der Kunst, Munich, 1960, no. 121, repro.
1964
The Turn of the Century, Kresge Art Center at Michigan State University, East Lansing, 1964, no. 30.
1965
Dedicatory Art Exhibition for the William Cooper Procter Art Center, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY, 1965, no. 21.
1966
Gauguin and the Decorative Style, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, 1966.
1968
Degas Monotypes, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 1968, not in catalogue.
1973
Paul Gauguin: Monotypes, Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1973, no. 8, repro.
1988
The Art of Paul Gauguin, NGA, 1988, no. 192, repro.
1997
The Private Collection of Edgar Degas, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1997-1998, no. 497.
2011
Gauguin: Maker of Myth, NGA, 2011, no. 80, repro.
Bibliography
1973
Field, Richard S. Paul Gauguin: Monotypes. Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1973: 58, no.8.
1973
Field, Richard S. Paul Gauguin Monotypes. Philadelphia: Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1973.
1988
The Art of Paul Gauguin. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1988: 192.
1993
Thomson, Belinda, ed. Gauguin by Himself. Boston, 1993: no. 193.
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