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Marcel Duchamp, Paris-New York, by whom acquired directly from the artist; his sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 8 March 1926, lot 66.
Elie Fabius, Paris, by whom acquired at the above sale.
Simone Collinet (Madame André Breton), Paris.
E.J. Power, London.
Matthiesen Gallery, London.
Waddington Galleries Ltd, London.
Acquired from the above by Leslie Waddington in 1993.
W.A. Camfield, Francis Picabia, his art, life and times, Princeton, 1979, p. 289, no. 233 (illustrated p. 194).
M.L. Borràs, Picabia, London, 1985, p. 515, no. 321 (illustrated p. 275, fig. 492).
J.-L. Pradel, Picabia: La peinture mise à nu, Paris, 2002 (illustrated).
G. Baker, The Artwork Caught by the Tail: Francis Picabia and Dada in Paris, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 2007, pp. 252, 260 and 274 (illustrated p. 253).
Dusseldorf, Kunsthalle, DADA, September - October 1958, no. 205 (illustrated); this exhibition later travelled to Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum, December 1958 - February 1959.
London, The Matthiesen Gallery, Francis Picabia 1879-1953, October - November 1959, no. 27.
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Hatton Gallery, Francis Picabia, March 1964, no. 26 (illustrated; dated ‘circa 1920-22’); this exhibition later travelled to London, Institute of Contemporary Arts, April 1964.
London, Waddington Galleries, Works on Paper and Sculpture, September - October 1993, p. 68, no. 34 (illustrated p. 69).
Paris, Musée national d’art moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Francis Picabia, galerie Dalmau, 1922, May - July 1996, p. 70, no. 23 (illustrated).
Paris, Galeries nationales du Grand Palais, Paris-Barcelone: de Gaudi à Miró, October 2001 - January 2002, p. 346 (illustrated); this exhibition later travelled to Barcelona, Museu Picasso, February- May 2002.
Paris, Musée d’art moderne de la ville de Paris, Francis Picabia, Singulier idéal, November 2002 - March 2003, p. 256 (illustrated).
Paris, Musée national d’art moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Dada: Zurich, Berlin, Hannover, Cologne, New York, Paris, October 2005 - January 2006, no. 498, p. 579 (illustrated fig. 1, p. 800); this exhibition later travelled to Washington, National Gallery of Art, February - May 2006, no. 377; New York, Museum of Modern Art, June - September 2006, no. 524.