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A. Reijers, Eindhoven, a friend of the artist.
Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, London, 17 October 1990, lot 93.
Kunsthandel Loek Brons, Amsterdam, by whom acquired at the above sale. Acquired from the above by the present owner.
Jacques Chalom des Cordes will include this painting in his forthcoming van Dongen catalogue raisonné being prepared under the sponsorship of the Wildenstein Institute.
Please note that the exhibition reference should read as follows, and not as stated in the catalogue:
Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum, Van Dongen 1877 - 1937: eere-tentoonstelling Stedelijk-Museum Amsterdam, no. 52 (titled `Het hondje').
PROPERTY FROM A EUROPEAN PRIVATE COLLECTION
Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum, Eeretentoonstelling Kees Van Dongen, 1937, no. 2.