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The artist [1880-1938]; his estate; (Galerie Roman Norbert Ketterer, Campione bei Lugano, Switzerland);[1] purchased by Ruth Cole Kainen [1922-2009] and Jacob [1909-2001] Kainen, Chevy Chase, Maryland; gift (partial and promised) 1989 to NGA; gift completed 2012.

Exhibition History

Art for the Nation: Gifts in Honor of the 50th Anniversary of the National Gallery of Art, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1991, unnumbered catalogue, color repro.
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner: Paintings, Drawings and Prints, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1992, no catalogue.
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, 1880-1938, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; Royal Academy of Arts, London, 2003, no. 25, repro., as Dresden Buildings (Dance Hall Bellevue) (shown only in Washingon).
Expressionism in Germany and France: From Van Gogh to Kandinsky, Kunsthaus Zürich; Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Montreal Museum of Fine Art, 2014-2015, no. 111, pl. 79.


Gordon, Donald E. Ernst Ludwig Kirchner. Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1968: 400, no. 923v, repro. 421.
Kopper, Philip. America's National Gallery of Art: A Gift to the Nation. New York, 1991: 324, color repro.

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