Lower right: LSimon (L and S joined)
Before about 1912, with Galerie Bernheim-Jeune, Paris [see note 1]. Between 1894 and 1914, acquired in Paris by Harriet Travers (Mrs. George Richmond) Fearing, Sr. (b. 1849 - d. 1931), Paris and Boston; by descent to her son, George R. Fearing, Jr. (b. 1871), Boston; 1942, gift of George R. Fearing to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 10, 1942) NOTES:  The painting was published in 1912, with the photography credit given to Bernheim-Jeune; see "A French Painter: Lucien Simon," The International Studio 47, no. 186 (August, 1912), p. 97. There is a Bernheim-Jeune label on the reverse of the painting's stretcher (stock no. 19136).
Gift of George R. Fearing
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