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Jean Matisse, Paris, until 1976, and thence by descent.
Christian Tomasini, Paris, by whom acquired from the above in 1980.
Galerie Daniel Malingue, Paris, by whom acquired from the above, in the early 1980s.
Galerie Herbage, Cannes.
Waddington Galleries, London, by 1983.
Acquired from the above by Leslie Waddington circa 1984.
L. Aragon, Henri Matisse, a novel, London, 1971, vol. II, p. 49 (illustrated p. 52, no. 52).
Cannes, Galerie Herbage, Henri Matisse: Dessins, Lithographies, Sculptures, Collages, 1906-1952, March - June 1981, no. 20 (illustrated).
London, the Arts Council of Great Britain, The Hayward Gallery, The drawings of Henri Matisse, October 1984 - January 1985, no. 121; this exhibition later travelled to New York, Museum of Modern Art, February - May 1984.