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The artist's studio.
Mlle Jeanne Fèvre, Nice (the artist's niece); her sale, Galerie Charpentier, Paris, 12 June 1934, lot 111.
Wildenstein & Cie., Paris.
Mrs Huttleston Rogers, New York, by 1949.
William Beadleston, Inc., New York.
James Kirkman Ltd., London.
Acquired from the above in November 1984.
PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF SIMON SAINSBURY
P.A. Lemoisne, Degas et son oeuvre, vol. II, Paris, 1946, no. 195, p. 102 (illustrated p. 103).
F. Russoli & F. Minervino, L'opera completa di Degas, Milan, 1970, no. 262, p. 97 (illustrated p. 98, titled 'Busto di Giovane Bruno').
New York, Wildenstein & Co., Degas, April - May 1949, no. 16. (illustrated p. 16).
New York, Acquavella Galleries, Inc., Edgar Degas, November - December 1978, no. 7 (illustrated).