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The artist's studio; second sale, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, 11-13 December 1918, lot 77 (illustrated pl. 44).
Charles Comiot, Paris.
Anonymous sale, Galerie Kornfeld, Bern, 17 June 1988, lot 42.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
Please note that the correct measurements are 25 5/8 x 19¾ in. (65.1 x 50.1 cm.) and not as stated in the catalogue.
Please note the correct medium is pastel and charcoal on buff paper laid down on board and not as stated in the catalogue.
Please note the additional exhibition history for this work:
Basel, Fondation Beyeler, Eros in der Kunst der Moderne, October 2006 - February 2007.
P.A. Lemoisne, Degas et son oeuvre, vol. III, Paris, 1946, no. 966bis, p. 562 (illustrated p. 563).
Martigny, Fondation Pierre Gianadda, Degas, June - November 1993, no. 79 (illustrated p. 133).