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Madeleine Schauvlieghe, Ghent, by whom acquired from the artist in 1933, until at least 1954.
Edward Anseele, Ghent, by 1969.
Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, Amsterdam, 23 May 1991, lot 35.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
PROPERTY FROM THE HOH COLLECTION
P. Haesaerts, Sint-Martens-Latem, gezegend oord van de Vlaamse kunst, Brussels, 1965, no. 708.
E. Langui, Frits van den Berghe, 1883-1939: catalogue raisonné de son oeuvre peint, Brussels, 1966, no. 342 (illustrated).
E. Langui, Fritz van den Berghe, 1883-1939, The Man and His Work, Antwerp, 1968, no. 342, p. 311 (illustrated).
C. van Damme, 'Surrealistische aspecten in het oeuvre van Frits van den Berghe', in Museummagazine, no. 5-6, Antwerp, 1986, p. 98.
P. Boyens, Frits van den Berghe, 1883-1939, Antwerp, 1999, no. 654 (illustrated p. 447).
Ghent, Palais des Fêtes du Vooruit, Frits Van den Berghe en Josef Cantré, April - May 1933.
Brussels, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Hommages à Gustave de Smet, Frits van den Berghe, Fernand Schirren et Hippolyte Daeye, October - November 1945, no. 43.
Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum, Zeven Belgische Schilders: Jakob Smits, James Ensor, Henri Evenepoel, Gustave De Smet, Rik Wouters, Fritz van den Berghe, Constant Permeke, December 1945 - January 1946, no. 76.
Bern, Kunsthalle, Sept peintres belges, January - February 1946, no. 77; this exhibition later travelled to Paris, Musée de l'Orangerie, March - April 1946 no. 75.
Paris, Musée national d'Art moderne, Laethem-Saint-Martin: colonie d'artistes en Flandre, 1890-1940, April - May 1948, no. 58; this exhibition later travelled to Luxembourg, Musées de l'Etat, May - June 1948.
Venice, XXVe Biennale Internazionale Biennale d'Arte di Venezia, June - October 1950, no. 68.
Knokke, Gemeentelijk Casino, Ve Festival belge d'été, June - July 1952, no. 14.
Brussels, Paleis voor Schone Kunsten, Belgisch Expressionisme, November - December 1952, no. 144.
Verviers, Société royale des Beaux-Arts, Rétrospective Frits van den Berghe, December 1952.
Maastricht, Bonnefantenmuseum, Frits van den Berghe, August 1954, no. 23.
Hasselt, Salle Onder de Toren, Frits van den Berghe, September 1954, no. 18.
Tilburg, Paleis-Raadhuis, Frits van den Berghe, September - October 1954, no. 27 (illustrated).
Brussels, Palais International des Beaux-Arts, Exposition Universelle et Internationale, April - October 1958, no. 38 (illustrated).
Brussels, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Rétrospective Frits van den Berghe, May 1962, no. 66 (illustrated).
Hamburg, Kunsthaus, Frits van den Berghe, March 1969, no. 51 (illustrated).
Sint-Joost-Ten-Noode, Hôtel Charlier, Frits van den Berghe, May - June 1970, no. 40 (illustrated).
Paris, Musée de l'Orangerie, L'art flamand d'Ensor à Permeke, February - April 1970, no. 12 (illustrated).
Ghent, Museum voor schone Kunsten, Frits van den Berghe, December 1983 - March 1984, no. 127 (illustrated p. 159); this exhibition later travelled to Utrecht, Centraal Museum, March - May 1984.
Altenburg, Lindenau-Museum, Internationale Sprachen der Kunst: Gemälde, Zeichnungen und Skulpturen der Klassischen Moderne aus der Sammlung Hoh, August - October 1998, no. 10, p. 40 (illustrated p. 41); this exhibition later travelled to Osnabrück, Kulturgeschichtliches Museum Felix-Nussbaum-Haus, February - May 1999; Dortmund, Museum am Ostwall, September 1999 - January 2000 and Nuremberg, Germanisches Nationalmuseum, March - July 2000.
Hamburg, Ernst Barlach Haus, Kunst ohne Grenzen: Werke der internationalen Avantgarde von 1910 bis 1940 aus der Sammlung Hoh, January - April 2005, no. 40 (illustrated p. 56).