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on proper left rear: PAVLOWA / BY / MALVINA HOFFMAN / 1926


The artist; consigned or sold June 1929 to (M. Knoedler & Co., New York), as Bust of Anna; purchased December 1929 or January 1930 by James Parmelee [1855-1931], Cleveland and Washington;[1] his estate; bequest 1949 to the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington; acquired 2015 by the National Gallery of Art.

Exhibition History
Portraits of the American Stage, 1771-1971, An Exhibition in Celebration of the Inaugural Season of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, National Portrait Gallery, Washington, 10 September - 31 October 1971, no. 47, repro.