Maurice and Jacqueline Bresnu, Mougins (acquired from the artist).
Anon. sale, Christie's, New York, 19 November 1998, lot 415.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
Maya Widmaier-Picasso has confirmed the authenticity of this work.
The Picasso Project, ed., Picasso's Paintings, Watercolors, Drawings and Sculpture: The Final Years 1970-1973, San Francisco, 2004, p. 29, no. 70-082 (illustrated).
Milan, Palazzo Marina alla Scala, Picasso: La Collection Nascosta, October 1996.
Seoul, KED Museum, Picasso: The Hidden Collection, October 1997.
Vienna, Kunsthaus, Picasso: Die verborgene Sammlung, August 1998.