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Galleria dello Zodiaco, Rome, until 1946.
Private collection, Switzerland.
Acquired by the family of the previous owner in 1967; Sotheby's, New York, 8 November 1995, lot 52.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
THE PROPERTY OF A NEW YORK COLLECTOR
L. Chaumeil, Van Dongen, l'homme et l'artiste - La vie et l'oeuvre, Geneva, 1967 (illustrated pl. XIV).
J.M. Kyriazi, Van Dongen et le Fauvisme, Lausanne, 1971, no. 42 (illustrated in colour p. 99).
F.O. de Coul, 'Kees Van Dongen, omstuimig fauvist', in Helmonds Dagblad, December 28, 1989.
V. Illés, 'Kees Van Dongen', in Cultuur, January 6, 1990 (illustrated).
H. van der Heyden, 'Kees Van Dongen from Wild Beast to Servant of Mammon', in Apollo, London, March, 1990 (illustrated p. 193).
'Van Dongen', in Revolution, June, 1990 (illustrated).
P. Schaefer, 'Van Dongen, le Fauve', in L'Oeil, May, 1990, no. 2 (illustrated pp. 31 and 53).
Paris, Grand Palais, Salon d'Automne, 1911, no. 8.
Paris, Galerie Bernheim-Jeune, Van Dongen, 1911, no. 8 (titled Dormeuse).
Rome, Galerie dello Zodiaco, Mostra di pittori francesi, 1946, no. 17.
Paris, Musée National d'Art Moderne, Van Dongen, October - November 1967, no. 58 (illustrated); this exhibition later travelled to Rotterdam, Museum Boymans-van Beuningen.
Lausanne, Galerie Paul Vallotton, Hommage à Van Dongen, 1972, no. 15.
Paris, Grand Palais, Salon d'Automne, Van Dongen, 1972, no. 15.
Tokyo, Seibu Galleries, Kanazawa, Departmental Museum of Ishikawa, Les Fauves, 1974, no. 60.
Geneva, Musée de l'Athéée, Van Dongen, 1877-1968, 1976, no. 1.
Rotterdam, Museum Boymans-van Beuningen, Kees Van Dongen, December 1989 - February 1990, no. 22 (illustrated in colour).