Estate of the artist.
Sam Salz, Inc., New York (acquired from the above).
Mr. and Mrs. Norton Simon, Los Angeles (acquired from the above, October 1957).
Lucille Ellis Simon, Los Angeles.
Antoine Salomon has confirmed the authenticity of this drawing; Monsieur Salomon notes that the correct title for this work is La Grand-mère Michaud and the correct date is circa 1888-1889. Please note that the drawing is incorrectly titled La mère de l'artiste in the exhibition catalogues and monograph.
PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF LUCILLE ELLIS SIMON
H. J. Seldis, "Pomona Educational Display Sets Standard," Los Angeles Times, 9 October 1960 (illustrated).
S. Preston, Vuillard, New York, 1971, p. 9, no. 4 (illustrated; La mère de l'artiste)
Rotterdam, Museum Boymans-Van Beuningen; Paris, L'Orangerie, and New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art, French Drawings from American Collections: Clouet to Matisse, July 1958-October 1959, no. 195 (illustrated, pl. 179).
Claremont, California, Pomona College, Montgomery Art Gallery, The Drawing, September-October 1960, n.n.
Wellesley, Massachusetts, Wellesley College Museum, One Century: Wellesley Families Collect, April-May 1978, no. 19 (illustrated; dated 1898).