Alexander Iolas, New York (acquired from the artist).
Renos Xippas, Athens (by descent from the above, 10 January 1983).
Galerie Piltzer, Paris.
Acquired from the above by the late owner.
PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED EUROPEAN COLLECTION
D. Sylvester, ed., René Magritte, Catalogue Raisonné: Oil Paintings, Objects and Bronzes 1949-1967, London, 1993, p. 351, no. 935 (illustrated).
Il MONDO, no. 12, 20 march 1998, p. 132 (illustrated in color).
Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Magritte, June-October 1996, p. 133, no. 46 (illustrated in color).
Dusseldorf, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, René Magritte: die Kunst Konversation, November 1996-March 1997m p. 110, no. 24.
São Paulo, XXIV Bienal de São Paulo, Pavilhão Ciccillo Matarazzo, René Magritte, October-December 1998.
Humlebaek, Louisiana Museum of Art and San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Magritte, May-September 2000, p. 101, no. 31 (illustrated in color).