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Private collection, New York, by 1967.
Galerie Beyeler, Basel, by 1985.
Runkel Hue-Williams Gallery, London.
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1989.
Property from a Private American Collection
P. Waldberg, Max Ernst, Paris, 1958, p. 89.
J. Russell, Max Ernst, Leben und Werk, Cologne, 1966, no. 100, p. 347 (illustrated).
W. Spies, Die Rückkehr der Schönen Gärtnerin, Max Ernst 1950-1970, Cologne, 1971 (illustrated p. 31).
W. Spies, S. & G. Metken, Max Ernst, Werke 1939-1953, Cologne, 1987, no. 2880 (illustrated p. 296).
Basel, Galerie Beyeler, Max Ernst: Landschaften, June - September 1985, no. 38 (illustrated).
Bonn, Städtisches Kunstmuseum, Max Ernst: Landschaften, November 1985 - January 1986, no. 46.
Madrid, Fundación Juan March, Max Ernst, February - April 1986, no. 60 (illustrated).
London, Tate Gallery, Max Ernst: A Retrospective, February - April 1991, no. 236 (illustrated p. 264); this exhibition later travelled to Stuttgart, Staatsgalerie, May - August 1991, and Düsseldorf, August - November 1991.