Joel Reader, Beverly Hills; Estate sale, Bonham's & Butterfield's, San Francisco, 23 November 1997, lot 5040.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
Dominique Bermann-Martin and Jean-François Aittouarès have confirmed the authenticity of this painting.
Palais des Beaux-Arts de Bruxelles, André Lhote, November 1946, no. 53 (illustrated, fig. 17).
Anvers, Association Anversoise des Beaux-Art, January 1947, no. 7.