Acquired from the artist (Paris, 1961).
By descent to the present owner.
Please note the correct medium for this work is oil on canvas.
Eskil Lam has kindly confirmed the authenticity of this work.
PROPERTY OF AN IMPORTANT CHICAGO COLLECTION
J. Charpier, Lam, Paris, Éditions Georges Fall, Musée de Poche, 1960, p. 25 (illustrated in color).
Exhibition catalogue, Wifredo Lam, Notre Dame, University of Notre Dame Art Gallery, 1961, p. 24 (illustrated).
M. Leiris, Lam, Milan, Fratelli Fabbri, 1970, no. 104 (illustrated in color).
"Le Surréalisme," XX siècle, special issue, Paris, 1975 (illustrated).
M.P. Fouchet, Wifredo Lam, 1st ed., Barcelona/Paris, Poligrafa/Cercle d'Art, 1976, p. 98, no. 103 (illustrated in color).
Exhibition catalogue, Dada and Surrealistm in Chicago Collections, Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art, 1984, p. 162 (illustrated).
M.P. Fouchet, Wifredo Lam, 2nd ed., Barcelona/Paris, Poligrafa/Cercle d'Art, 1989, p. 102, no. 103 (illustrated in color).
Exhibition catalogue, The Latin American Spirit: Art and Artists in the United States, 1920-1970, New York, The Bronx Museum of Arts, 1989, p. 168, no. 113 (illustrated in color).
L. Laurin-Lam and E. Lam, Wifredo Lam: Catalogue Raisonné of the Painted Work, Volume I 1923-1960, Acatos, Lausanne, 1996, p. 148 (illustrated in color) and p. 434, no. 50.50 (illustrated).
Havana, Parque Central, Lam: Obras Recientes, October 1950.
London, Institute of Contemporary Art, Wifredo Lam, 1952.
Paris, Galerie Maeght, Lam: Peintures Récentes, 1955.
Malmö, Sweden, Galerie Colibri, Wifredo Lam, September 1955.
Paris, Galerie du Dragon, Peintures et oeuvres graphiques, June 1955.
Kassel, Germany, Museum Fridericianum, Documenta II, Paintings, 1959.
Chicago, The Art Institute of Chicago, The United States Collects Pan American Art, January 1959.
Notre Dame, University of Notre Dame Art Gallery, Wifredo Lam, January 1961.
Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art, Dada and Surrealism in Chicago Collections, December 1984- January 1985.
New York, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, The Latin American Spirit: Art and Artists in the United States, 1920-1970, September 1988- January 1989, no. 113. This exhibition later traveled to El Paso, El Paso Museum of Art, February- April 1989; San Diego, San Diego Museum of Art, May- July 1989; San Juan, Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña, August- October 1989; and Vero Beach, Center for the Arts, January- March 1990.