Camille Groult (b. 1837 - d. 1908), Paris; until 1952, by descent within the family [see note 1]; March 21, 1952, Camille Groult sale, Galerie Charpentier, Paris, lot 66, to Georges de Batz and Co., New York for 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:  The painting was published in 1928 by Albert Besnard, La Tour: La Vie et l'Oeuvre de l'Artiste (Paris: Les Beaux Arts, 1928), p. 177, cat. no. 612, fig. 119, as being in a private collection ("M[r]. X"), Paris.
Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection