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Mr & Mrs Sol Lesser, Los Angeles, by 1954.
Galerie Marcel Bernheim, Paris, by 1981.
Anonymous sale, Maître Marc Arthur Kohn, Geneva, 25 April 1983, lot 270.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE SWISS COLLECTION
F. Guillon-Laffaille, Raoul Dufy, Catalogue raisonné des aquarelles, gouaches et pastels, vol. I, Paris, 1981, no. 612, p. 222 (illustrated).
San Francisco, Museum of Art, Raoul Dufy, May - July 1954, no. 145, p. 42; this exhibition later travelled to Los Angeles, County Museum.