Estate of the artist; Second sale, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, 11-13 December 1918, lot 160.
Galerie Durand-Ruel et Cie., Paris.
Dr. Albert C. Barnes, Merion.
Nelle E. Mullen, Merion.
E.V. Thaw & Co., New York.
Acquired from the above by the family of the present owner, 1968.
P.-A. Lemoisne, Degas et son oeuvre, Paris, 1946, vol. III, p. 574, no. 989 (illustrated, p. 575).
L. Browse, Degas Dancers, London, 1949, p. 416, no. 256 (illustrated, pl. 256; titled Deux danseuses en 'quatrième derrière pointe tendue', dated circa 1905-12).
State University of New York at Purchase, Neuberger Museum, December 1983-January 1984.
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Degas and the Dance, February-May 2003.
Boca Raton Museum of Art, Degas in Bronze, the Complete Sculptures, January-April 2008.