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A gift from the artist to Giacomo Manzù.
Acquired from the above by the present owner in December 1982.
THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR
L. Vitali, Morandi, Catalogo generale, vol. II, Milan 1977, no. 602 (illustrated, unpaged).
Tübingen, Kunsthalle, Sesta presentazione del Progetto Morandi Europa, September-October 1989, no. 85 (illustrated). This exhibition later travelled to Düsseldorf, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, January-March 1990.
Bologna, Galleria Comunale d'Arte Moderna, Giorgio Morandi 1890-1990, Mostra del Centenario, May-September 1990, no. 114 (illustrated, p. 180).
Paris, Galerie Claude Bernard, Giorgio Morandi: peintures et aquarelles, March-May 1992, no. 21.
Brussels, Le Botanique, Giorgio Morandi, Artiste d'Europe, June-August 1992, no. 51.
Milan, Duomo Arte e Cultura, Giorgio Morandi: La grande stagione della natura morta, December 1993-February 1994 (illustrated, p. 26).
Jerusalem, The Israel Museum, Natura morta Italiana: Italian Still Life Painting from Four Centuries, June-October 1994, no. 50 (illustrated, p. 115).
Bologna, Galleria d'Arte Maggiore, Giorgio Morandi: Opere scelte, 1998 (illustrated, p. 27).
Winterthur, Kunstmuseum, Giorgio Morandi: Gemälde, Aquarelle, Zeichnungen, Druckgraphik , April-July 2000, no. 15 (illustrated, p. 26).
Tokyo, Seiji Togo Memorial Yasuda Kasai Museum of Art, Italian Still Life Painting, April-May 2001, no. 53 (illustrated, p. 53). This exhibition later travelled to Niigata City, Art Museum, June-July 2001; Hokkaido, Hakodate Museum of Art, July-September 2001; Toyama, Toyama Shimin Plaza Art Gallery, October 2001; Ashikaga, Museum of Art, November-December 2001; Yamagata, Museum of Art, April-May 2002.
Francavilla al Mare (Chieti), Museo Michetti, Oltre l'oggetto. Morandi e la natura morta oggi in Italia, June-September 2007 (illustrated on the cover, and p. 23).