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The artist's estate.
Acquired from the above by the present owner, circa 1954.
PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE EUROPEAN COLLECTION
W. Hofmann, The Sculpture of Henri Laurens, New York, 1970, p. 143 (a larger version illustrated).
S. Kuthy, Henri Laurens 1885-1954, Fribourg, 1985, nos. 53-54 (a terracotta version illustrated p. 124 and a larger version illustrated p. 125).