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Provenance

Shchukin, Moscow; sold 1899 to (Bernheim-Jeune, Paris), probably until 1946. [1] Capt. Edward H. Molyneux [1891-1974], Paris, by 1947/1948;[2] sold 15 August 1955 to Ailsa Mellon Bruce [1901-1969], New York; gift 1970 to NGA.[3]

Exhibition History
1946
XXXIV Peintures de Pierre Bonnard, Bernheim-Jeune, Paris, 1946, no. 3, as Les Batinolles, avec la devanture fleurie.
1947
Bonnard, Musée de l'Orangerie, Paris, 1947, no 10
1948
Pierre Bonnard, Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1948, no. 6, repro.
1952
French Paintings from the Molyneux Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1952, unnumbered checklist, repro., as Boulevard des Batignolles.
1956
Hampton National Historic Site, Towson, MD, May - October 1956, as Boulevard des Batignolles
1958
Paintings from the Collection of Mrs. Mellon Bruce, Society of the Four Arts, Palm Beach, 1958, no. 25, as Boulevard des Batignolles
1961
French Paintings of the Nineteenth Century from the Collection of Mrs. Mellon Bruce, California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, 1961, no. 4, repro
1964
Bonnard and His Environment, Museum of Modern Art, New York; The Art Institute of Chicago; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1964-1965.
1966
French Paintings from the Collections of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon and Mrs. Mellon Bruce, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1966, no. 155, repro.
1968
Van Gogh, Gauguin and Their Circle, Christie's, New York, 1968, no. 37, repro.
1978
Small French Paintings from the Bequest of Ailsa Mellon Bruce, National Gallery of Art, 1978, unnumbered catalogue.
1985
Pierre Bonnard, Städelsches Kunstinstitut und Städtische Galerie, Frankfurt am Main, and Kunsthaus Zürich, 1985, no. 18, as Batignolles avec la devanture fleurie
1989
Impressionisti della National Gallery of Art di Washington, Ala Napoleonica e Museo Correr, Venice, and Palazzo Reale, Milan, 1989, unnumbered catalogue, repro.
1990
Französische Impressionisten und ihre Wegbereiter aus der National Gallery of Art, Washington und dem Cincinnati Art Museum, Neue Pinakothek, Munich, 1990, no. 74, repro.
1993
Nabis 1888-1900, Kunsthaus, Zurich; Grand Palais, Paris; Musée d'Orsay, Paris, 1993-1994, no. 20, fig. 3 (p. 77).
2002
Pierre Bonnard: Early and Late, The Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C.; Denver Art Museum, 2002-2003, unnumbered catalogue, pl. 25.
2010
Bilder einer Metropole: Die Impressionisten in Paris [Images of a Capital - The Impressionists in Paris], Museum Folkwang, Essen, 2010-2011, no. 7, repro.
2011
Snapshot: Painters and Photography, Bonnard to Vuillard, Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam; The Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C.; Indianapolis Museum of Art, 2011-2012, no. 7, repro.
Bibliography
1966
Dauberville, Jean, and Henry Dauberville. Bonnard, Catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre peint. 4 vols. Paris, 1966-1974: no. 92 bis, repro.
1966
Goldwater, Robert. "The Glory that was France." Art News 65 (March 1966):86.
1966
Kuh, Katherine. "Golden Loans for a Silver Anniversary." Saturday Review (19 March 1966): repro. p. 51.
1969
Fermigier, André. Pierre Bonnard. New York, 1969: 16.
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 32, repro.
1978
Small French Paintings from the Bequest of Ailsa Mellon Bruce. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1978: 86, repro. (continuing exhibition beginning in 1978).
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 578, no. 884, color repro.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 52, repro.
1990
Französische Impressionisten und ihre Wegbereiter aus der National Gallery of Art, Washington und dem Cincinnati Art Museum, Exh. cat. Neue Pinakothek, Munich, 1990: no. 74, repro.