VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 17.5% on the buyer's premium.
Galerie Durand-Ruel, Paris (no. 693), by whom acquired directly from the artist on 16 October 1890.
Seized from the above by the German Authorities as 'enemy property' in or after 1914 and compensated for after 1918.
Galerie Thannhauser, Berlin (no. 20768).
Alfred Cassirer, Berlin.
Dr. Eva Cassirer, Berlin, a gift from the above.
Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, London, 25 November 1959, lot 77.
K.J. Hewett, by whom acquired at the above sale.
Colonel C. Michael Paul, Palm Beach.
Raymonde I. Paul, New York, by descent from the above.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (accession no. 1982.179.1), a bequest from the above in 1982; sale, Sotheby's, New York, 13 May 1986, lot 30.
Galerie Deux, Tokyo.
Pierre Lévy, Paris.
Wildenstein & Co., Inc., New York.
Private collection, by whom acquired from the above in 2000.
Acquired by the present owner.
This work will be included in the critical catalogue of Pierre-Auguste Renoir's paintings being prepared by the Wildenstein Institute.
Property from a Private American Collection
M. Florisoone, Renoir, Paris, 1937, p. 166 (illustrated p. 84).
E. Fezzi, L'opera completa di Renoir nel periodo impressionista, 1869-1883, Milan, 1972, no. 656 (illustrated p. 119).
E. Fezzi & J. Henry, Tout l'oeuvre peint de Renoir: période impressionniste, 1869-1883, Paris, 1985, no. 619, p. 115 (illustrated).
G. Brühl, Die Cassirers: Streiter für den Impressionismus, Leipzig, 1991, p. 139.
G.-P. & M. Dauberville, Renoir, catalogue raisonné des tableaux, pastels, dessins et aquarelles, 1882-1894, vol. II, Paris, 2009, no. 718 (illustrated p. 23).
Paris, Durand-Ruel, Exposition des natures mortes par Monet, Cézanne, Renoir, Pissarro, Sisley, April - March 1908, no. 35.
Paris, Durand-Ruel, Tableaux par Renoir, April - May 1912, no. 20. Paris, Galerie Manzi-Joyant, Exposition d'art moderne, June - July 1912, no. 178.
Paris, Bernheim-Jeune, Renoir, March 1913, no. 36 (probably).
Bremen, Kunsthalle, Internationale Ausstellung, January 1914, no. 20.
Dresden, Ernst Arnold Galerie, Ausstellung Französischer Malerei des XIX Jahrhunderts, April - May 1914, no. 94.
Basel, Kunsthalle, Inaugural exhibition, 1934.