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Henri Bing, Paris.
Edward Le Bas, London; sold by his executors, Christie's, Geneva, 6 November 1969, lot 163.
Acquired at the above sale by the family of the present owner.
Please note that this work will be included in the forthcoming new edition of the Chaïm Soutine catalogue raisonné currently being prepared by Maurice Tuchman and Esti Dunow.
PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED EUROPEAN COLLECTION
P. Courthion, Soutine, peintre du déchirant, Lausanne, 1972 (illustrated p. 250 A).
Glasgow, Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts.
Edinburgh, Royal Scottish Academy, One Hundred and Thirtieth Annual Exhibition, April - August 1956, no. 357.
Edinburgh, Royal Scottish Academy, Festival Exhibition, August - September 1956, no. 195 (titled 'Still Life with a Pheasant').
London, Royal Academy of Arts, A Painter's Collection: An Exhibition of Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture from the Collection of Edward Le Bas, March - April 1963, no. 115.
Edinburgh, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, From a Painter's Collection: A selection from the collection of Edward Le Bas, R.A. recently exhibited in the Diploma Gallery of the Royal Academy London, June - July 1963, no. 56.