oil on canvas
30.12 in. (76.50 cm.) (height) by 27.13 in. (68.90 cm.) (width)
signed 'Soutine' (lower right)
The Arts Club of Chicago, Paintings by Haïm Soutine, December 1935, no. 2 (illustrated on the cover). New York, Carroll Carstairs Gallery, Paintings by Soutine, April-May 1940, no. 2. Cincinnati Modern Art Society, Expressionism: An Exhibition of Modern Paintings from Many Countries to Commemorate the 400th Anniversary of El Greco, April-May 1941, p. 15 (dated 1937). New York, Pierre Matisse Gallery, Figures Pieces in Modern Painting, January-February 1942, no. 11. Washington, D.C., Phillips Memorial Gallery, Six Loan Exhibitions, January-February 1943, no. 21 (titled Little Baker Boy). New York, Valentine Gallery, The Lee Ault Collection: Modern Paintings, April 1944, no. 54 (illustrated; dated 1925). Boston, Institute of Modern Art, Chagall and Soutine, January-February 1945, no. 34. New York, The Museum of Modern Art, Paintings from New York Private Collections, summer 1946, p. 4 (dated 1925). New York, The Museum of Modern Art and The Cleveland Museum of Art, Soutine, October 1950-March 1951, pp. 20, 73 and 113 (illustrated in color, p. 21; illustrated again in color on the cover). The Arts Club of Chicago, Chaim Soutine: Paintings, October 1956, no. 54. Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Chaim Soutine, February-April 1968, p. 53, no. 49 (illustrated, p. 105). Jerusalem, Israel Museum, Soutine, summer 1968, no. 34 (illustrated). New York, The Jewish Museum; Los Angeles County Museum of Art and Cincinnati Art Museum, An Expressionist in Paris: The Paintings of Chaim Soutine, April 1998-May 1999, p. 197, no. 48 (illustrated in color, p. 180, pl. 20).
E. Faure, Soutine, Paris, 1929, no. 28 (illustrated). M. Sachs, "Soutine" in Creative Art, November 1932, p. 272 (illustrated). "New York Sees Soutine" in Art Digest, 15 April 1940, p. 9. J. Lowe, Art News, 20 April 1940, p. 11. E. McCausland, Parnassus, May 1940, p. 40. M. Breuning, Art Digest, 15 November 1950, p. 11 (illustrated). E. Szittya, Soutine et son temps, Paris, 1955, p. 75. "Garde, Mlle." in L'Oeil, January 1956, p. 30 (illustrated). J.-A. Cartier, Jardin des Arts, no. 18, April 1956, p. 333 (illustrated; dated 1928). M. Castaing and J. Leymarie, Soutine, New York, 1964 (illustrated, pl. XI). Collection Jean Walter--Paul Guillaume, exh. cat., Orangerie des Tuileries, Paris, 1966, p. 271 (dated 1928). R.L. Herbert, ed., "Soutine" in Encyclopedia of World Art, vol. 13, New York, 1967, p. 179. H.J. Seldis, Los Angeles Times, 3 March 1968, p. 42. M.S. Young, Apollo, May 1968, p. 390 (illustrated). P. Courthion, Soutine: peintre du déchirant, Lausanne, 1972, p. 255, no. I (illustrated; titled Le pâtissier aux mains sur les hanches and dated 1926-1927; incorrectly listed as signed lower left). A. Werner, Chaim Soutine, New York, 1977, p. 128, no. 32 (illustrated in color, p. 129). M. Hoog, Catalogue de la collection Jean Walter et Paul Guillaume, exh. cat., Musée de l'Orangerie, Paris, 1984, p. 266. A. Werner, Chaim Soutine, London, 1991, p. 98, no. 26 (illustrated in color, p. 99; illustrated again in color on the front and back covers). M. Tuchman, E. Dunow and K. Perls, Chaim Soutine: Catalogue Raisonné, Cologne, 1993, vol. II, p. 654, no. 95 (illustrated in color, p. 655). M. Tuchman and E. Dunow, Chaim Soutine: The Passion of Painting, exh. cat., Galerie Thomas, Munich, 2009, p. 105 (illustrated in color).
Marcellin and Madeleine Castaing, Paris (by 1929). Carroll Carstairs Gallery, New York (by 1940). Lee A. Ault, New York (by 1941). Frank Perls, Los Angeles. Mr. and Mrs. Sidney F. Brody, Beverly Hills (by 1956); sale, Sotheby's, New York, 19 October 1977, lot 13. The Lefevre Gallery (Alex. Reid & Lefevre, Ltd.), London (acquired at the above sale). Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1977.