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Private Collection (acquired directly from the artist in 1951).
Anon. sale, Sotheby's New York, 18 October 1979, lot 128.
Acquired at the above sale by Arthur and Anita Kahn.
The Arthur and Anita Kahn Collection: A New York Story
Hartford, Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Calder in Connecticut, 2000, no. 66 (illustrated in colour, p. 151).
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This work is registered in the archives of the Calder foundation, New York, under application number A13729.