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Staempfli Gallery, New York.
Private collection, St. Louis, by whom acquired from the above.
Stolen in transit to St. Louis in December 1969, the painting was located in 2002 and recovered in 2007, with the cooperation of The Art Loss Register.
Please note the present work has been requested for the forthcoming exhibition, Destinations Delvaux, to be held at the Musée Curtius, Liège, from 21 March to 30 June 2009.
'Une semaine à Paris', in Pariscope, 2 July 1969.
Exh. cat., Paul Delvaux, Casino, Knokke-Heist, June - September 1973, p. 158.
M. Butor, J. Clair & S. Houbart-Wilkin, Delvaux: catalogue de l'oeuvre peint, Brussels, 1975, no. 305, p. 269 (illustrated p. 270).
Venice, XXXIVa Biennale Internazionale d'Arte di Venezia, June - December 1968, no. 16 (illustrated pl. 51).