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Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York (no. St-1470).
Acquavella Modern Art, Reno, Nevada (no. 1607 L).
Acquired by the present owner circa 1989.
PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED PRIVATE COLLECTION
G. Ferrari, Entretiens Morphologiques, Notebook No. 1, 1936-1944, London, 1987 (illustrated p. 178).
New York, The Museum of Modern Art, Surrealism, August 1971 - February 1973; this exhibition also travelled to Buenos Aires, Argentina; Montevideo, Uruguay; Caracas, Venezuela; Lima, Peru; Santiago, Chile; Auckland, New Zealand, City of Auckland Art Gallery; Sydney, Australia, Art Gallery of New South Wales; Melbourne, Australia, National Gallery of Australia and Mexico City, Mexico, Museo de Arte Moderno.
Cleveland, Museum of Art, The Spirit of Surrealism, October - November 1979, no. 80 (illustrated p. 133).
Waltham, Massachusetts, Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Matta: The First Decade, May - June 1982, no. 35 (illustrated p. 62).
Paris, Musée national d'art moderne Centre Georges Pompidou, Matta, October - December 1985, no. 38 (illustrated p. 116).
Washington D.C., Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institute, Crosscurrents of Modernism: Four Latin American Pioneers, Diego Rivera, Joaquín Torres-García, Wifredo Lam, Matta, June - September 1992, no. 87 (illustrated p. 266).