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Eric Uytborck, Brussels, by 1960 until at least 1973.
Galerie Isy Brachot, Brussels.
Acquired from the above by the present owner in March 1986.
THE PROPERTY OF A BELGIAN LADY
Le monde des grands musées, Paris, 1970, no. 24 (illustrated on the cover).
D. Sylvester, René Magritte, catalogue raisonné, Gouaches, Temperas, Watercolours and Papiers Collés 1918-1967, vol. IV, London, 1994, no. 1321 (illustrated p. 137).
Liège, Musée des Beaux-Arts, Exposition Magritte, October - November 1960, no. 16.
Coimbra, Le Ministère de la Culture, Dessins et aquarelles belges, 1963.
London, Marlborough Fine Art, Magritte, October - November 1973, no. 25 (illustrated p. 76).
Barcelona, Fundació Joan Miró, René Magritte, November 1998 - February 1999, no. 18.
Edinburgh, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, René Magritte, December 1999 - March 2000 (illustrated).