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Galerie Druet, Paris ; Galerie Kahnweiler, Paris, by 1914 ; seized during the war by the French government as enemy property and sold through Hotel Drouot, Paris, May 7-8, 1923 . [Galerie Katia Granoff, Paris] . Sold through Hotel Drouot, Paris, to Josef Müller (1887-1977), Solothurn, Switzerland, late 1920s ; by inheritance to Monique Barbier (daughter of Josef Müller), Prasinge/Geneva, Switzerland, 1977; sold through Galerie Beyeler, Basel to The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1980.
 Galerie Druet label on verso (no. 3782).
 Michel Kellermann, André Derain: catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre peint, Paris: Editions Galerie Schmit, 1992-1999, no. 381. Galerie Kahnweiler label on verso.
 Auct. cat. Tableaux, Aquarelles, Gouaches, Dessins & Estampes [4th sale of Kahnweiler collection]. Paris: Hôtel Drouot, May 7-8, 1923, lot 178: Les Baigneurs.
Possibly bought back by Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler (Galerie Simon), Paris. See Suzanne Pagé, ed., André Derain: Le peintre du trouble moderne, exh. cat. Paris: Musée d'art moderne de la ville de Paris, 1994, no. 60.
 Christoph Vitali and Hubertus Gassner, eds., Kunst über Grenzen, exh. cat. Munich: Haus der Kunst, Munich: Prestel, 2001, p. 444.
 Ibid. Date of auction unknown.
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