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Private collection, Switzerland.
Anonymous sale, Galerie Fischer, Lucerne, 6 November 1986, lot 1214.
Richard Green Gallery, London.
Acquired from the above in the late 1980s, and thence by descent to the present owner.
PROPERTY FROM AN IMPORTANT SWISS PRIVATE COLLECTOR
V. Fantin-Latour, Catalogue de l'oeuvre complet de Fantin-Latour, Paris, 1911, no. 246, p. 34 (with incorrect dimensions).