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The artist's studio.
Peter Speyer, Paris, before 1928.
Emil Strauss, Nice, after 1963.
Galerie Wilhelm Grosshennig, Dusseldorf, by 1969.
Morton D. May, St. Louis, by whom acquired from the above in May 1970, and thence by descent to Margie Wolcott May, St. Louis; sale, Christie's, London, 23 June 1986, lot 51.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN
W. Hausenstein, 'Max Beckmann', in Die Kunst, vol. 59, 1929, p. 159.
E. & B. Göpel, Max Beckmann: Katalog der Gemälde, vol. I, Bern, 1976, no. 244 , pp. 178-179 (illustrated vol. II, pl. 87).
S. Lackner, Max Beckmann, New York, 1977, no. 11, p. 92 (illustrated p. 93).
Exh. cat., Max Beckmann: Retrospektive, Haus der Kunst, Munich, February - April 1984 (illustrated p. 33).
Exh. cat., Max Beckmann: Meisterwerke 1907-1950, Staatsgalerie, Stuttgart, September 1994 - January 1995 (illustrated p. 24).
Mannheim, Städtische Kunsthalle, Max Beckmann: Das gesammelte Werk, February - April 1928, no. 84.
Berlin, Galerie Alfred Flechtheim, Max Beckmann, April - May 1928, no. 33.
Frankfurt, Kunstverein, Max Beckmann, October - November 1929, no. 12.
Basel, Kunsthalle, Max Beckmann, August 1930, no. 52.
Zurich, Kunsthaus, Max Beckmann, September - October 1930, no. 40. Bad Homburg, Kurhaus, Mittelrheinische Landschaftsmalerei von 1730 bis 1930, April - May 1931, no. 9.
Hamburg, Kunsthalle, Max Beckmann: Landschaft als Fremde, August - November 1998, no. 13 (illustrated p. 72); this exhibition later travelled to Bielefeld, Kunsthalle, November 1998 - February 1999 and Vienna, Kunstforum, March - June 1999.