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Purchased from the artist by Hugo Pitman Esq.
Mrs Hugo (Reine) Pitman.
Sir Caspar John;
Lady John and by descent in the family to the present owner.
THE PROPERTY OF CAROLINE JOHN
The Connoisseur, October 1970, p. 89.
M. Holroyd, Augustus John, I, 'The Years of Innocence', London, 1974, p. 208.
London, National Gallery, Exhibition of 20th Century British Paintings, 1940, no. 30, lent by Hugo Pitman.
Derby, Museum and Art Gallery, after 1942, catalogue untraced.
Leeds, Temple Newsam, 1946.
London, Royal Academy, 1954, no. 29, illustrated.
Sheffield, Graves Art Gallery, 1956, no. 52, lent by Hugo Pitman.
London, Upper Grosvenor Gallery, 1965, no. 15.
Hull, University of Hull and Cardiff, National Museum of Wales, 1970, no. 38, illustrated.
London, Olympia, Augustus John, 1999, no. 90.
London, Hazlitt Holland-Hibbert, Augustus John: Masterworks from Private Collections, 2004, p. 10, illustrated.