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Inscription

lower right: S. Lepine - 62.

Provenance

Georges Lutz [d. 1901], Paris; (Lutz sale, Paris, 26 May 1902, no. 97). Ernest Cognacq [1839-1928], Paris; by inheritance to his grand-nephew Gabriel Cognacq [1880-1951], Paris; (Cognacq sale, Paris, 14 May 1952, no. 42); acquired by (Alex Reid & Lefevre, London) probably for Capt. Edward H. Molyneux [1891-1974],[1] Paris; sold 15 August 1955 to Ailsa Mellon Bruce [1901-1969], New York;[2] bequest 1970 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1945
Paysages d'eau douce, Galerie Charpentier, PAris, 1945, no. 84 as Le Pont Marie.
1956
Hampton National Historic Site, Towson, MD, May - October 1956, as Bridge on the Seine
1958
Paintings from the Collection of Mrs. Mellon Bruce, Society of the Four Arts, Palm Beach, 1958, no. 29, as Bridge in the Seine
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. 22, repro
1966
French Paintings from the Collections of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon and Mrs. Mellon Bruce, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1966, no. 66, repro., as Bridge on the Deine.
1982
Manet and Modern Paris, National Gallery of Art, 1982-1983, no. 7, repro.
Bibliography
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 194, repro.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 227, repro.