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Provenance

Dr. Jacques Soubies, Paris; (his sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 14 June 1928, no. 64); acquired by (Galerie Jacques Dubourg, Paris)[1] probably for (Kraushaar Galleries, New York); sold 6 September 1928 to Chester Dale [1883-1962], New York;[2] bequest 1963 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1928
Exhibition of Modern French Paintings, Water Colors and Drawings, C.W. Kraushaar Art Galleries, New York, 1928, no. 10, repro.
1928
Loan Exhibition of Modern French Art from the Chester Dale Collection for the Benefit of the French Hospital of New York, Wildenstein Galleries, 1928, no. 26
1931
Renoir and His Tradition, Museum of French Art, New York, 1931, no. 10.
1943
Twentieth Century French Paintings from the Chester Dale Collection, Art Institute of Chicago, 1943-1952 (extended loan), unnumbered catalogue, repro. p. 34
1952
Twentieth Century French Paintings from the Chester Dale Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1952, no. 37, repro.
1965
The Chester Dale Bequest, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1965, unnumbered checklist.
Bibliography
1929
Dale, Maud. Before Manet to Modigliani from the Chester Dale Collection. New York, 1929: no. 75, repro.
1943
Twentieth Century French Paintings from the Chester Dale Collection. The Art Institute of Chicago, 1943:, 34, repro.
1952
Twentieth Century French Paintings from the Chester Dale Collection. National Gallery of Art. Washington, 1952 (2nd ed., 1960; rev. ed., 1965): 37, repro.
1960
Twentieth Century French Paintings from the Chester Dale Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1960 (2nd ed.): 39, repro.
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 88
1965
Twentieth Century French Paintings & Sculpture of the French School in the Chester Dale Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965 (rev. ed.): 49, repro.
1968
European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 77, repro.
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 228, repro.
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 594, no. 920, color repro.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 260, repro.