Lower right, on wall: H. R O B E R T / 1796
1885, possibly Jules Burat; April 28-29, 1885, possibly Burat sale, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, lot 85 [see note 1]. Robert Bonnel, Paris [see note 2]. 1930, Wildenstein and Co., New York; February 14, 1930, sold by Wildenstein to Forsyth Wickes (b. 1876 - d. 1964), New York and Newport, RI; 1965, bequest of Forsyth Wickes to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 8, 1969) NOTES:  "Les Laveuses," measuring 58 x 40 cm.  According to information provided by Wildenstein to Forsyth Wickes at the time of his purchase (February 14, 1930).
Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection