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Gustave Caillebotte, Paris, by 1879, by whom bequeathed to the French State in 1894; bequest refused in 1896.
By descent from the above to the present owner.
PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE FRENCH COLLECTION
L.-R. Pissarro & L. Venturi, Camille Pissarro: son art - son oeuvre, vol. I, Paris, 1939, no. 455, p. 145 (illustrated vol. II, pl. 90, titled 'Lisière d'un bois').
L.-R. Pissarro & L. Venturi, Camille Pissarro: son art - son oeuvre, vol. I, San Francisco, 1989, no. 455, p. 145 (illustrated vol. II, pl. 90, titled 'Lisière d'un bois').
Exh. cat., Gustave Caillebotte: Urban Impressionist, Galeries nationales du Grand Palais, Paris, September 1994 - January 1995 (illustrated p. 333, in the artist's estate inventory).
R. Berson, The New Painting: Impressionism (1874-1886), vol. II, San Francisco, 1996, no. IV-168 or IV-173.
J. Pissarro & C. Durand-Ruel Snollaerts, Pissarro: catalogue critique des peintures, vol. II, Paris, 2005, no. 564 (illustrated p. 384).
Paris, 28, Avenue de l'Opéra, Quatrième Exposition de peintures impressionnistes, April - May 1879, no. 184.
Böblingen, Städtische Galerie, Entre ciel et terre: Camille Pissarro et les peintres de la vallée de l'Oise, September - November 2003, no. 14; this exhibition later travelled to Pontoise, Musée Tavet-Delacour, November 2003 - January 2004; Tokyo, Mitsukoshi Gallery, February 2004, no. 4; Hiroshima, Onomichi Municipal Museum, March - April 2004, no. 4 and Shizuoka, Hamamatsu Municipal Museum of Art, April - June 2004, no. 4.