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The artist's studio, Boisfort.
René Simonis, Brussels; sale, Sotheby's, London, 3 December 1975, lot 48.
Acquired at the above sale by the family of the present owner.
PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE SWISS COLLECTION
L.L. Sosset, 'Les expositions à Brussels', in Les Beaux Arts, Brussels, 5 April 1957, no. 767 (illustrated p. 5).
L.L. Sosset, 'Un monde d'évasion en suspens: Paul Delvaux', in Le Rail, Brussels, January 1965, no. 101 (illustrated p. 23).
L.L. Sosset, 'Een wereld van magisch realisme: Paul Delvaux', in Het Spoor, Brussels, January 1965, no. 101 (illustrated p. 23).
P.A. de Bock, Paul Delvaux, l'homme, le peintre, psychologie d'un art, Brussels, 1967, p. 297 (illustrated pl. 119, p. 193).
M. Butor, J. Clair & S. Houbart-Wilkin, Delvaux: catalogue de l'oeuvre peint, Brussels, 1975, no. 226 (illustrated p. 241).
Charleroi, Salle de la Bourse, XXXIe Salon, hommage à Marc Chagall, rétrospective Paul Delvaux, Cercle royal Artistique et Littéraire de Charleroi, March - April 1957, no. 66.
São Paulo, Museu de Arte Moderna, IVe Bienal, Pavillon belge, September - December 1957, no. 7 (illustrated).
Ostend, Musée des Beaux-Arts, Paul Delvaux, July - August 1962, no. 50.
Geneva, Galerie Krugier, Rétrospective Paul Delvaux, September - October 1966, no. 15.
Ixelles, Musée d'Ixelles, Paul Delvaux, November - December 1967, no. 32 (illustrated).
Brussels, Royal Museum of Fine Arts of Belgium, Paul Delvaux, 1897-1994, March - July 1997, no. 87 (illustrated p. 144).