Mathilde Valet, Paris (acquired from the artist); sale, Galerie A.M. Reitlinger, Paris, 19 May-30 June 1931, lot 5.
Durand-Ruel Galleries, New York (acquired from the above).
Anon. sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 4 May 1933, lot 42.
(possibly) Arthur Harlow Gallery, New York (by 1938).
Anon. sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, February 1952, lot 73.
Galerie Marcel Bernheim, Paris (by 1958).
(possibly) Galerie Bernheim-Jeune, Paris.
Marlborough Fine Art, Ltd., London.
Elaine Marks Blond, London (by 1967); Estate sale, Christie's, New York, 30 May 1986, lot 196.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
"Sketches by Mary Cassatt, A Glimpse of America's Most Noted Woman Painter," Pictures on Exhibit, vol. I, April 1938, p. 15 (illustrated; titled Le repos).
A.D. Breeskin, Mary Cassatt, A Catalogue Raisonné of the Oils, Pastels, Watercolors, and Drawings, Washington, D.C., 1970, p. 139, no. 315 (illustrated).
N.C. Muller, Paintings and Drawings at the Shelburne Museum, Shelburne, Vermont, 1976, p. 39, note 1.
New York, Arthur Harlow Gallery, April 1938.