Lower left: Fantin 72
By 1911, Madame Esnault-Pelterie, Paris [see note 1]. Galerie Tempelaere, Paris [see note 2]; sold by Tempelaere to Kraushaar Galleries, New York; sold by Kraushaar to Mrs. Sarah Choate Sears (b. 1858 - d. 1935), Boston; by descent to her daughter, Helen Sears (Mrs. J. D. Cameron) Bradley (b. 1899 - d. 1966), Boston; 1940, sold by Mrs. Bradley to the MFA for $350. (Accession Date: May 9, 1940) NOTES:  Mme. Fantin-Latour, Catalogue de l'oeuvre complet (1849-1904) de Fantin-Latour (Paris, 1911), p. 73, cat. no. 646bis.  According to correspondence from Antoinette Kraushaar (March 2, 1942), the painting was purchased from Tempelaere. The reverse of the canvas has a Tempelaere stamp, with its old (pre-1925) address at 28, rue Lafitte.
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