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lower left: B. Morisot


Acquired 1892 by Baron Denys Cochin [1851-1922], Paris;[1] sold 6 May 1897 to (Durand-Ruel, New York and Paris); sold 14 May 1906 to Julius Stern [1859-1914], Berlin;[2] (his estate sale, Cassirer, Berlin, 22 May 1916, no. 72). (M. Knoedler & Co., New York);[3] Arnold Kirkeby, New York; (his sale, Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, 19 November 1958, no. 4); purchased by Ailsa Mellon Bruce [1901-1969], New York;[4] bequest 1970 to NGA.

Exhibition History

Exposition de tableaux, pastels et dessins par Berthe Morisot, Boussod, Valadon et Cie, Paris, 1892, no. 8.
Berthe Morisot, Durand-Ruel, Paris, 1896, no. 7.
Exposition de tableaux de Berthe Morisot, Durand-Ruel, 1902, no. 51.
Pictures by Boudin, Cézanne, Degas, Manet, Monet, Morisot, Pissarro, Renoir, Sisley, Grafton Galleries, London, 1905, no. 169.
Women Artists: 1550-1950, Los Angeles County Museum of Art; University Art Museum, University of Texas, Austin; Museum of Art, Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh; Brooklyn Museum, 1976-1977, no. 88, repro.
Berthe Morisot, Impressionist, National Gallery of Art; Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth; Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, South Hadley, MA, 1987-1988.
Impressionisti della National Gallery of Art di Washington, Ala Napoleonica e Museo Correr, Venice; Palazzo Reale, Milan, 1989, unnumbered catalogue, repro.
Obras Maestras de la National Gallery of Art de Washington, Museo Nacional de Antropología, Mexico City, 1996-1997, unnumbered catalogue, 164-165, color repro.
Around Impressionism: French Paintings from the National Gallery of Art, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1999, no cat.
Masterpieces from the National Gallery of Art, Washington, Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art; Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, 1999, no. 30, repro.


Bataille, M.L., and Georges Wildenstein. Berthe Morisot, catalogue des peintures, pastels et aquarelles. Paris, 1961: no.244.
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 248, repro.
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 459, no. 666, color repro.
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 287, repro.
Matthews, Roy T. and F. De Witt Platt. The Western Humanities, California, London, Toronto, 1998, no. 19.13, repro.

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