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Sidney Janis Gallery, New York, by 1957.
Spencer A. Samuels & Co. Ltd., New York.
Acquired from the above by the family of the present owner in December 1968, and thence by descent; sale, Christie's, London, 5 February 2008, lot 233 (£300,500).
C. Weiler, Alexej Jawlensky, Cologne, 1959, no. 47 (illustrated p. 229).
C. Weiler, Alexej Jawlensky: Köpfe, Gesichter, Meditationen, Hanau, 1970, no. 51, p. 122.
M. Jawlensky, L. Pieroni-Jawlensky & A. Jawlensky, Alexej von Jawlensky, Catalogue Raisonné of the Oil Paintings, vol. I, 1890-1914, London, 1991, no. 236 (illustrated p. 205).
New York, Sidney Janis Gallery, March 1957, no. 2 (illustrated).
Pasadena, Art Museum, Jawlensky, Centennial Exhibition, April - May 1964, no. 12.
San Diego, Fine Arts Gallery, Twentieth Century Art, July - September 1970.
San Diego, Fine Arts Gallery, Summer Show, June - September 1972.