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Inscription

lower left: A. de Neuville 1884.

Provenance

Possibly (artist's sale, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, 6 May 1886, no. 212).[1] Pitet Ainé, Paris, as Parlementaire;[2] sold 5 August 1886 to (M. Knoedler and Co., New York); purchased 2 November 1886 by Thomas E. Waggaman [1839-1906], Washington;[3] (his sale, American Art Association, New York, 25 January 1905, no. 42, as The Flag of Truce); William A. Clark [1839-1925], New York;[4] bequest 1926 to the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington; acquired 2015 by the National Gallery of Art.

Exhibition History
1885
Exposition des oeuvres d'Alphonse de Neuville, Salon, Paris, 1885.
1983
La Vie Moderne: Nineteenth Century French Art from the Corcoran Gallery, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington; Columbus Museum of Arts and Sciences, Georgia; Mary and Leigh Block Gallery, Northwestern University, Evanston; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; Tampa Museum; Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha; Akron Art Museum, 1983-1985, no. 35, repro.
Bibliography
1925
Carroll, Dana H. Catalogue of Objects of Fine Art and Other Properties at the Home of William Andrews Clark, 962 Fifth Avenue. Part I. Unpublished manuscript, n.d. (1925): 156, no. 126.