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Israel Ber Neumann (Graphisches Kabinett, New Art Circle, Neumann Gallery), Berlin and New York.
W.W. Crocker, Burlingame, California; sale, Sotheby's, New York, 25 February 1970, lot 7.
Mr and Mrs Jack Wolgin, Philadelphia, by 1970; sale, Sotheby's, New York, 12 May 1977, lot 254a.
Henry M. Reed, New Jersey, by whom acquired at the above sale; sale, Christie's, New York, 14 November 1996, lot 178.
Wolfgang Wittrock Kunsthandel, Dusseldorf, by 2000.
Anonymous sale, Galerie Kornfeld, Bern, 6 June 2008, lot 70.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
P. Selz, German Expressionist Painting, Berkeley, 1957, p. 296 (illustrated pl. 135).
R. Suter-Raeber, 'Paul Klee. Der Durchbruch zur Farbe und zum abstrakten Bild', in exh. cat., Paul Klee. Das Früwerk 1883-1922, Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, Munich, 1979-1980, p. 152f (illustrated).
C. Lenz, 'Klee und Delaunay', in exh. cat., Delaunay und Deutschland, Staatsgalerie moderner Kunst im Haus der Kunst, Munich, 1985-1986, p. 235.
J. Anger, Modernism and the Gendering of Paul Klee (Dissertation), Brown University, Providence, 1997, p. 69.
The Paul Klee Foundation (ed.), Paul Klee, catalogue raisonné, 1913-1918, vol. 2, London, 2000, no. 1195 (illustrated p. 170).
Berlin, Galerie der Sturm (Herwarth Walden), Albert Bloch, Paul Klee, March 1916, no. 19.
Basel, Galerie Corray, Der Sturm, July 1917, no. 48.
Paris, Galerie Pierre, La Peinture Surréaliste, November 1925.
Philadelphia, The Art Alliance, Paul Klee, Paintings, Drawings, Prints, March - April 1944, no. 33.
San Francisco, Museum of Art, on loan, 1967-1969 (no. 70.67.9).
Philadelphia, Museum of Art, on loan, Summer 1970 (no. 18-1970-17).
San Diego, Fine Arts Gallery, Color and Form, November 1971 - January 1972, no. 35; this exhibition later travelled to Oakland, Art Museum, January - March 1972 and Seattle, Museum of Art, March - May 1972.