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The artist's estate.
Jean Picard, Paris.
Mme Charbun, Paris, by 1978.
Private collection, Paris.
Anonymous sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 19 December 2000, lot 115.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
'News from the World of Art, Four Exhibitions in Paris', in Apollo, vol. CVII, no. 195, May 1978, p. 159 (illustrated).
A. Salomon & G. Cogeval, Vuillard, Catalogue critique des peintures et pastels, vol. II, Paris, 2003, no. VII-222, p. 653 (illustrated).
Paris, Galerie Charpentier, Figures nues d'école française: Depuis les maîtres de Fontainebleau, May - September 1953, no. 204 (illustrated).
Paris, Galerie Alfred Daber, Pour mon plaisir: Tableaux, aquarelles, dessins, d'Ingres à Vuillard, May 1954, no. 28 (illustrated).
Paris, Galerie Schmit, Aspects de la peinture française, XIXe-XXe siècles, May - June 1978, no. 62, p. 65 (illustrated).
Ornans, Musée Courbet, Des nus & des nues...ou les aventures de la Percheronne, May - October 2003, p. 65 (illustrated).