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Provenance

Possibly Doctor Vaucaire, Paris. Possibly Mme Berne-Bellecour, Paris.[1] Probably Dr. Georges de Bellio [1828-1894], Paris; probably by inheritance to M et Mme [she, née Victorine de Bellio, 1863-1958] Ernest Donop de Monchy, Paris. Alexandre Berthier [1883-1918], 4th Prince de Wagram, Paris; probably by inheritance to his sister, Élisabeth Marguerite, Princesse de La Tour d'Auvergne-Lauraguais, Paris. sold by Wagram heirs though (Canadeesche Hypothek Bank) through (Étienne Bignou, Paris) to (Alex Reid & Lefèvre, London); on joint account with (M. Knoedler & Co., London, New York and Paris) and (Marcel Kapferer); sold September 1929 to Baron Maurice de Rothschild [1881-1957]. [2] (Paul Rosenberg et Cie., Paris), by 1934.[3] Acquired by 1941 by Dr. David M. [1892-1977] and Adele Rosenwald [1892-1960] Levy, New York;[4] gift 1961 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1941
Renoir: Centennial Loan Exhibition 1841-1941 Duveen Galleries, New York, 1941, no. 19.
1944
Corot to Picasso. The American British Art Center, New York, 1944, no. 15, repro.
1946
Paintings from New York Private Collections, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1946, unnumbered catalogue.
1986
Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Masterpieces from the National Gallery of Art, Washington, State Hermitage Museum, Leningrad; State Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow, 1986, no. 29, repro.
1994
Paris in 1874: The Year of Impressionism, National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo, 1994, no. 43, repro.
1997
Renoir's Portraits: Impressions of an Age, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa; The Art Institute of Chicago; Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, 1997-1998, no. 20, repro.
1999
Renoir: Modern Eyes, Kawamura Memorial Museum of Art, Sakura; The Miyagi Museum of Art, Sendai; Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art, Sapporo, 1999, no. 3, repro.
2005
Renoir's Women, Columbus (Ohio) Museum of Art, 2005-2006, fig. 22.
2009
Renoir: Promise of Happiness, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, 2009, unnumbered catalogue, repro.
2010
Renoir: Tradition and Innovation, The National Art Center, Tokyo; The National Museum of Art, Osaka, 2010, no. 3, repro.
2011
Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Masterpieces from the National Gallery of Art, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; The National Art Center, Tokyo; Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art, 2011, no. 43, 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.
2013
Renoir and Painters of the Twentieth Century: His Influence on the Avant-garde in Paris, National Palace Museum, Taipei, 2013, no. 23, fig. 2.
Bibliography
1933
Roger-Marx, Claude. Renoir. Paris, 1933:29.
1934
Carstairs, Carroll. Postscript to Criticism. London, 1934:repro. plate XIII.
1935
Barnes, Albert C. and Violette de Mazia. The Art of Renoir. New York, 1935: no. 69, repro.
1935
Bertram, Anthony. August Renoir. London, 1935: repro. plate V.
1941
Art News 40, no. 15 (15 November 1940): cover repro.
1950
Pach, Walter. Pierre Auguste Renoir. New York, 1950: 54, repro.
1952
Fox, Milton S. Renoir. New York, 1952: 4, repro. plate 7.
1954
Rouart, Denis. Renoir. Geneva, 1954:42, 46.
1961
Fosca, François. Renoir, His Life and Work. London, 1961: repro. 69.
1961
The Mrs. Adele R. Levy Collecton - A Memorial Exhibition. Exh. cat. Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1961:repro. 13.
1962
Cairns, Huntington, and John Walker, eds., Treasures from the National Gallery of Art, New York, 1962: 164, color repro.
1962
Leymarie, Jean. French Painting: The Nineteenth Century. Geneva, 1962:193.
1963
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. New York, 1963 (reprinted 1964 in French, German, and Spanish): 324, repro.
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 112
1966
Cairns, Huntington, and John Walker, eds. A Pageant of Painting from the National Gallery of Art. 2 vols. New York, 1966: 2:446, color repro.
1966
The Women I Love: These Lovely Immigrants Are Part of Our National Treasure.” This Week Magazine (January 9, 1966): 10, color repro.
1968
European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 100, repro.
1971
Daulte, Francois. Auguste Renoir, catalogue raisonne de l'oeuvre peint. Vol.I. Figures 1860-1890. Lausanne, 1971: no. 190
1973
Fischel, Lilli. "Von der Bildform der französischen Impressionisten." Jahrbuch der Berliner Museen 15 (1973): 113, repro.
1974
Fouchet, Max-Pol. Les Nus de Renoir. Paris and Lausanne, 1974:118.
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 294, repro.
1976
Gaunt, William. Renoir. Oxford, 1976: repro. 19.
1978
Martini, Alberto. Renoir. New York, 1978: repro. plate XXXI.
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 462, no. 671, color repro.
1984
White, Barbara Ehrlich. Renoir: His Life, Art, and Letters. New York, 1984:57, repro. 61.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 337, repro.
1985
Fezzi, Elda. L'opera complete di Renoir nel period impressionista 1869-1883. Paris, 1985:no.212, repro.
1997
Mittler, Gene A., and Rosalind Ragans. Understanding Art. New York, 1997: fig. 14-6.
2007
Dauberville, Guy-Patrice, and Michel Dauberville. Renoir: Catalogue raisonné des tableaux, pastels, dessins et aquarelles. 5 vols. Paris, 2007: 1:no. 419.