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Galerie Nova Spectra, The Hague.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
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P. Bellew, Karel Appel. Le Grandi Monografie, Pittori d'Oggi, Milan 1968, no. 78 (illustrated, no. 79, unpaged).
M. Ragon, Karel Appel. The Early Years 1937-1957, Paris 1988, no. 829, p. 531 (illustrated).
Saarbrücken, Moderne Galerie Saarland Museum, Dreissig Jahre Karel Appel, 16 March-16 April 1978, cat. no. 16. This exhibition later travelled to Venlo, Museum Van Bommel-Van Dam, 9 September-30 October 1978; Bonn, Rheinisches Landesmuseum, 12 April-27 May 1979; Wilhelmshaven, Kunsthalle Wilhelmshaven, 11 July-3 August 1980 and Esjberg, Kunstpavillonen, Esjberg Kunstforening, 29 March-27 April 1980.
São Paolo, Museu de Arte do São Paulo, Appel, 17 July-5 September 1981, cat. no. 38 (illustrated, no. 10, p. 10). This exhibition later travelled to: Rio de Janeiro, Museu de Arte Moderna do Rio de Janeiro, 17 September-25 October 1981; Lisbon, Fondaçao Calouste Gulbenkian, 12 November-6 December 1981 and Madrid, Biblioteca Nacional, December 1981-February 1982.
Florence, Palazzo Medici Ricardi, Karel Appel, 30 March-12 May 1985, cat. no. 12 (illustrated, p. 42), as: Due figure.