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Provenance

Pierre Auguste Renoir; sold 26 June 1900 to (Durand-Ruel, New York and Paris). Probably Alexandre Berthier [1883-1918], Prince de Wagram, Paris. [1] (Durand-Ruel, New York and Paris); by whom sold 23 October 1926 to Chester Dale [1882-1962], New York; (sold, Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, 16 March 1944, no. 65); (Dalzell Hatfield Galleries, Los Angeles). [2] (Gabriel Schneider Gallery, New York). [3] Vladimir Horowitz [1904-1989], New York; gift 1948 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1924
Exhibitions of Paintings by Renoir, Durand-Ruel Galleries, New York, 1924, no. 1.
2009
Renoir au XXe siècle, Galeries nationales du Grand Palais, Paris; Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Philadelphia Museum of Art, 2009-2010, no. 37, repro.
2013
Intimate Impressionism from the National Gallery of Art, Museo dell'Ara Pacis Augustae, Rome (exhibition title in this venue: Impressionist Gems); Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco; McNay Art Museum, San Antonio; Mitsubishi Ichigokan Museum, Tokyo, Seattle Art Museum, 2013-2015.
Bibliography
1929
Dale, Maud. Before Manet to Modigliani from the Chester Dale Collection. New York, 1929: no. 30, repro., as Head of Girl.
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 111.
1968
European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 101, repro.
1971
François Daulte. Auguste Renoir, catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre peint. Vol.I: Figures 1860-1890. Lausanne, 1971: no. 597.
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 292, repro.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 336, repro.