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Jimmy Butler, the artist's son, gift from the above.
Collection of Madame Claire Giselle Mousson.
The Little Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1965.
Sotheby's, New York, 21 September 1994, lot 135.
Acquired by the present owner from the above.
Property from a Southern Collection
The Little Gallery, Trees at Giverny, exhibition catalogue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1965, n.p., illustrated.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, The Little Gallery, Trees at Giverny, March 1-22, 1965. Lexington, Kentucky, University of Kentucky Art Museum, and elsewhere, A Romance with the Landscape, September 10-December 10, 2006.