by artist, lower right in pen and black ink: Steinlen; by artist, lower right in blue-colored pencil: LES BALAYEURS (2); by later hand, lower right verso in graphite: [Not deciphered] / 2500 F
Joseph F. McCrindle [1923-2008], New York; Joseph F. McCrindle Foundation, 2008; gift to NGA, 2009.
- Théophile-Alexandre Steinlen. The Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers; Milwaukee Art Museum; Frederick S. Wight Art Gallery, UCLA, 1982, 151, no. 178 (Phillip Dennis Cate and Susan Gill).
- Grasselli, Margaret M., and Arthur K. Wheelock, Jr., eds. The McCrindle Gift: A Distinguished Collection of Drawings and Watercolors. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art. Washington, 2012: 177 (color).