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Julie Pissarro, the artist's wife, by descent from the artist in 1904. Jeanne Pissarro-Bonin, by descent from the above.
Léon Pédron, Le Havre; his sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 2 June 1926, lot 39 (illustrated in the catalogue).
Jonas Netter, Paris, by whom acquired at the above sale, and thence by descent; sale, Christie's, London, 5 February 2008, lot 261 (£264,500).
Le Figaro artistique, Paris, 27 May 1926, p. 520.
L.R. Pissarro & L. Venturi, Camille Pissarro, Son art - son oeuvre, vol. I, Paris, 1939, no. 1236 (illustrated vol. II, pl. 242).
J. Pissarro & C. Durand-Ruel Snollaerts, Pissarro, Catalogue critique des peintures, Paris, 2005, no. 1438 (illustrated p. 877).
Paris, Museé de l'Orangerie des Tuileries, Exposition du Centenaire de la naissance de Camille Pissarro, February - March 1930, no. 139.