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Galerie Durand-Ruel, Paris (nos. 5170 & 1290).
A. Tourniol, Paris, by whom acquired from the above on 29 April 1899.
Mme de Montfort.
Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, London, 1 December 1982, lot 7.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE ENGLISH COLLECTION
J. Meier-Graefe, Degas, London, 1923 (illustrated pl. 9).
P. Jamot, Degas, Paris, 1924, pp. 10 & 35.
P.A. Lemoisne, Degas et son oeuvre, vol. II, Paris, 1946, no. 80 (illustrated p. 43).
T. Reff, 'New Light on Degas' Copies', in The Burlington Magazine, vol. 106, no. 735, June 1964, p. 255.
F. Minervino, L'opera completa di Degas, Milan, 1974, no. 51 (illustrated p. 88).
E. Foucart-Walter, La peinture de Hans Holbein le Jeune au Louvre, Paris, 1985, pp. 63 & 76.
Paris, Orangerie des Tuileries, Degas, March - April 1937, no. 57.
Paris, Galerie Durand-Ruel, Edgar Degas 1834-1917, June - October 1960, no. 3.
Paris, Musée du Louvre, Copier créer: de Turner à Picasso, 300 oeuvres inspirées par les maîtres du Louvre, April - July 1993, no. 221 (illustrated).
Zurich, Kunsthaus, Degas Portraits, December 1994 - March 1995, no. 54 (illustrated pp. 154 & 329); this exhibition later travelled to Tübingen, Kunsthalle.