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Meret Oppenheim, Berne, a gift from the artist.
Il Fauno Galleria d'Arte, Turin.
Luciano Anselmino, Turin.
Acquired from the above by the father of the present owner, and thence by descent.
W. Spies, S.& G. Metken, J. Pech, Max Ernst, Werke 1964-1969, Cologne, 2007, no. 4085 (illustrated p. 122).
Turin, Il Fauno Galleria d'Arte, Max Ernst, November - December 1970, no. 6 (illustrated).