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Edwin Edwards, London.
Collection Hazard, Paris; sale, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, 1 December 1919, lot 108.
Gustave Tempelaere, Paris.
Etienne Bignou, Paris.
Marlborough Fine Art, Ltd., London.
Benjamin and Minna Reeves (acquired from the above, 26 October 1955); sale, Sotheby's, New York, 13 May 1992, lot 41.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owners.
Mme Fantin-Latour, Catalogue de l'oeuvre complet de Fantin-Latour, Paris, 1911, p. 72, no. 629 (incorrectly described as dated 1872).