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Charles-Auguste Girard, Paris, by 1930.
(probably) Anonymous sale, Blache, Versailles, 13 November 1977, lot 210.
Galerie des Granges, Geneva (no. 38000/5).
Acquired from the above, thence by descent to the present owner.
Please note the additional provenance: Charles-Auguste Girard, Paris, by 1930.
France Terechkovitch has confirmed the authenticity of this work.
PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE SWISS COLLECTION
Paris, Cours la Reine, VIIIe Salon des Tuileries, 1930, no. 127.
Paris, Galerie Bernheim-Jeune, Le Cirque, December 1962 - January 1963, no. 41.
Geneva, Palais des Expositions, Les peintres de la réalité poétique, April - May 1994, no. 76 (illustrated).