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Lucie Valore Utrillo (the artist's daugther-in-law), Le Vésinet, by 1958.
Galerie Paul Pétridès, Paris (no. 1590-4).
Anonymous sale, Galerie Motte, Geneva, 10 November 1967, lot 40bis.
Private collection, Europe, acquired at the above sale, thence by descent; sale, Christie's, London, 3 February 2010, lot 451.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
P. Pétridès, L'oeuvre complet de Suzanne Valadon, Paris, 1971, no. P192 (illustrated).
New York, Hammer Galleries, The personal collection of Mme. Maurice Utrillo from the Utrillo home, "La Bonne Lucie", Le Vesinet, France, May - June 1958, no. 39 (illustrated p. 45).