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Inscription

Falsely upper right: h.D.

Provenance

Acquired between 1952-1955 by Captain Edward H. Molyneux [1891-1974], Paris, France;[1] sold 15 August 1955 to Ailsa Mellon Bruce [1901-1969], New York; bequest 1970 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1956
Hampton National Historic Site, Towson, MD, May - October 1956
1958
Paintings from the Collection of Mrs. Mellon Bruce, Society of the Four Arts, Palm Beach, 1958, no. 27, as Daumier.
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. 16, repro
Bibliography
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 94, repro.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 115, repro.
2000
Eitner, Lorenz. French Paintings of the Nineteenth Century, Part I: Before Impressionism. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. Washington, D.C., 2000: 189-190, repro., as Manner of Honoré Daumier.