Inscribed verso, center, in blue crayon: “Seurat”; center, in graphite: “3” (underlined)
24 × 31.4 cm (9 1/2 × 12 3/8 in.)
Harry B. and Bessie K. Braude Memorial Fund
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Paris, Galerie Georges Aubry, Aquarelles, pastels et dessins des Maitres du XIXe siècle, 1931, cat. 75 (as La Grève).
Paris, Galerie Paul Rosenberg, Seurat, Feb. 3–29, 1936, cat. 102.
London, Wildenstein and Co, Seurat and his Contemporaries, Jan. 20–Feb. 27, 1937, cat. 67, p. 27.
Zurich, Galerie Aktuaryus, Le Néo-Impressionnisme, 1937, cat. 13.
London, Leicester Galleries, Artists Who Died Young, Mar.–Apr. 1938, cat. 31, p. 14.
Paris, Musée National d’Art Moderne, Le dessin de Toulouse-Lautrec aux Cubistes, 1954, cat. 191, p. 37.
Paris, Galerie Max Kaganovitch, Les 30 ans de la Galerie Max Kaganovitch: Dessins, aquarelles, tableaux, sculptures des XIXe et XXe siècles, May 4–June 18, 1966, cat. 93 (ill.).
New York, The Museum of Modern Art, Georges Seurat, The Drawings, Oct. 28, 2007–Jan. 7, 2008, cat. 62, pp. 128 (color ill.) and 251.
New York, The Museum of Modern Art, “Félix Fénéon (1861-1944)”, August 27, 2020 - January 3, 2021, p. 87, pl. 25, cat. by Starr Figura, et. al.
By descent to the artist’s brother-in-law, Léon Appert (1837–1925), Paris, 1891; possibly by descent to the artist’s nephew, Maurice-Adrien (1869–1941), Paris, 1925 [Seligmann 1947]. Galerie Knoedler & Co., Paris [according to De Hauke 1961]. Galerie Gérard Frères, Paris [according to De Hauke 1961]. Gustave Goubaux (1876–1957) [according to De Hauke 1961]. Félix Fénéon (1861–1944), Paris, by Jan. 1937 [London 1937]; sold, Paris, Hôtel Drouot, Collection Fénéon, May 30, 1947, lot 40 (ill.). Private Collection, Paris, by 1954 [Paris, 1954]. Alex Loeb, Paris, by 1961–at least 1962 [De Hauke 1961; Herbert 1962]. Galerie Max Kaganovitch, Paris, by May 1966; sold to Abraham (1900–1975) and Nadia (Nehama) Jaglom (née Shoenberg; 1900–2004), New York, by June 2, 1969 [Abraham Jaglom diary entry]; by descent to private collection, New York; sold, New York, Sotheby’s, May 3, 2005, lot 48; to the present owner; offered through Daxer & Marschall Kunsthandel, Munich, to the Art Institute, 2018.
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