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The artist's studio.
Please note that the dimensions of this work are 44 1/8 x 33¼ in. (112 x 84.4 cm.) and not as stated in the catalogue. This work is also signed, dated and inscribed 'Hélion 36 "Figure Creuse" Jean Hélion New-York 1936' (on the reverse).
H.C. Cousseau, Helion, Paris, 1992, p. 312 (illustrated).
Les Sables d'Olonne, Musée municipal, 100 Tableaux, Exposition itinérante organisée par le Centre National d'Art Contemporain, January 1970; this exhibition later travelled to Rennes, Musée des Beaux-Arts, Nantes, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Rouen, Musée des Beaux-Arts, Beauvais, Musée départemental de l'Oise, Brest, Musée municipal, Vivoin, Sarthe, Prieuré, Caen, Théâtre municipal, Saint-Omer, Musée municipal, Arras, Musée municipal, Auxerre, Maison du Tourisme, Amiens, Maison de la Culture, Saint-Etienne, Maison de la Culture et des Loisirs, Cognac, Musée, Saint-Lizier, Festival and Toulouse, Centre Culturel.
Paris, Grand Palais, Cent tableaux 1928-1970, December 1970 - February 1971.
Saint-Etienne, Musée d'Art et d'Industrie, Peintures et dessins 1929-1979, September - October 1979.
Aarhus, Kunstmuseum, Hélion - malerier og tegninger 1929-1983, September - October 1987, no. 11, p. 105.
London, The Mayor Gallery, Jean Hélion, 1904-1987, July - September 1998, no. 2 (illustrated).
Monaco, Hélion, ou l'invention de l'Autre, March - April 2000 (illustrated p. 109).
Paris, Centre Georges Pompidou, Jean Hélion, December 2004 - March 2005, p. 96 (illustrated); this exhibition later travelled to Barcelona, Museu Picasso and New York, National Academy Museum.