VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 17.5% on the buyer's premium.
Tristan Tzara, Paris; his sale, Kornfeld & Klipstein, Bern, 12 June 1968, lot 285.
Galerie Jacques Benador, Geneva, by whom acquired at the above sale.
W. Spies (ed.), Max Ernst, Werke 1906-1925, Cologne, 1975, no. 453 (illustrated p. 233).
Paris, Musée National d'Art Moderne, Max Ernst, November - December 1959, no. 119.
Cologne, Wallraf-Richartz-Museum, Max Ernst, December 1962 - March 1963, no. 144; this exhibition later travelled to Zurich, Kunsthaus.
Geneva, Musée d'Art et d'Histoire, Cabinet des Estampes, Max Ernst, Oeuvre gravé, dessins, frottages et collages, May - August 1970, no. 103 (illustrated).
Geneva, Musée Rath, Cabinet des Estampes, Art du 20e siècle, collections genevoises, June - September 1973, no. 89 (illustrated p. 107).
Zurich, Kunsthaus, Max Ernst, Frottagen, Collagen, Zeichnungen, Graphik, Bücher, August - October 1978, no. 39; this exhibition later travelled to Frankfurt am Main, Städtische Galerie and Munich, Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus.
Tübingen, Kunsthalle, Max Ernst, die Welt der Collage, September - November 1988, no. 70 (illustrated); this exhibition later travelled to Bern, Kunstmuseum, and Dusseldorf, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen.