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(probably) Marianne von Werefkin, Ascona, Switzerland.
Alexander von Werefkin, probably by descent from the above.
Kunstmuseum, Bern (no. 1844), by whom acquired from the above in 1956. H.J. Schmied, Bern, by whom acquired from the above in June 1959.
The Redfern Gallery, London.
Mr and Mrs S. Samuels, by whom acquired from the above on 16 February 1960.
Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, London, 5 December 1979, lot 57.
Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, London, 3 December 1980, lot 57.
LA Louver, Venice, California.
Mr and Mrs Ray Stark, Hollywood, and thence by descent to the present owner.
PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED CALIFORNIAN COLLECTION
M. Jawlensky, L. Pieroni-Jawlensky & A. Jawlensky, Alexej von Jawlensky, Catalogue Raisonné of the Oil Paintings, Volume Two 1914-1933, London, 1992, no. 913 (illustrated p. 222).
London, The Redfern Gallery, Jawlensky, 1864-1941, October 1960, no. 37.