Roger Sauerbach, Paris; sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 11 March 1931, lot 10.
Olivier Senn, Paris (by 1934).
Anon. sale, Galerie Charpentier, Paris, 21 June 1960, lot 23.
Moritz Gutmann, Paris.
Acquired by the family of the present owner, by 1973.
The Art Institute of Chicago and the Musée d’Orsay in Paris have requested this work for their forthcoming exhibition Gauguin, Artist as Alchemist, from June 2017 to January 2018.
Property from the Collection of Broadway Composer-Lyricist Richard Adler
Réalités, no. 127, June 1961, p. 20 (illustrated).
G. Wildenstein, Gauguin, Paris, 1964, vol. I, p. 96, no. 257 (illustrated).
M.S. Gerstein, Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Fans, Ph.D. Diss., Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, May 1978, pp. 320-321, no. 18 (illustrated).
J.-P. Zingg, Les éventails de Paul Gauguin, Paris, 1996, pp. 46 and 90 (illustrated in color, p. 47, pl. XV).
Paris, L'Ecole de Pont-Aven and l'Académie Julian, Gauguin et ses amis, February-March 1934, no. 58.
Paris, Bibliothèque nationale, Cinquantenaire du Symbolisme, June-July 1936, p. 252, no. 1245.
Paris, Gazette des beaux-arts, La vie ardente de Paul Gauguin, December 1936, no. 78.
Southampton, New York, The Parrish Art Museum, Art from Southampton Collections, August-September 1973, no. 44.
Staatsgalerie Stuttgart Graphische Sammlung and Zurich, Museum Bellerive, Kompositionen im halbrund, fächerblätter aus vier jahrhunderten, July-November 1984, p. 152, no. 79 (illustrated in color).
New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Lure of the Exotic, Gauguin in New York Collections, June-October 2002, p. 219, no. 15 (illustrated in color, p. 33).