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Berkeley Gallery, London.
The Roland Collection, by whom acquired from the above in 1945; sale, Sotheby's, London, 25 June 1985, lot 56.
Private collection, London, by whom acquired at the above sale; sale, Sotheby's, New York, 12 May 1999, lot 414.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE SWISS COLLECTION
D. Sylvester (ed.), Henry Moore, Volume One, Sculpture and Drawings, 1921-1948, London, 1969, no. 239, p. 15.
I. Jianou, Henry Moore, Paris, 1970, no. 226 (another cast illustrated).
F. Russoli & D. Mitchinson, Henry Moore Sculpture, London, 1981, no. 175 (another cast illustrated).
London, Roland, Browse & Delbanco, Henry Moore: drawings & maquettes from 1928-1949, June - July 1948.
York, City Art Gallery, Collection of Works by English and Foreign Modern Artists Lent by H.M. Roland, March 1950, no. 34. Newcastle, Hatton Gallery, The Roland Collection, April - May 1950, no. 12; this exhibition later travelled to Leicester, Museum and Art Gallery.
Brighton, Art Gallery, Collection of Works by English and Foreign Modern Artists, Lent by Dr. H. M. Roland, September - October 1950, no. 35.
Bristol, City Art Gallery, Festival of Britain Exhibition, May - June 1951, no. 43.
Southampton, Art Gallery, The Roland Collection, November - December 1952, no. 53; this exhibition later travelled to Bournemouth, College of Art, December 1952 - January 1953.
London, Geffrye Museum, Works by Henry Moore, February 1954.
Manchester, City Art Gallery, Modern Works from the Collection of Dr. Henry M. Roland, June - August 1962, no. 74; this exhibition later travelled to Leeds, City Art Gallery.
London, Camden Arts Centre, The Roland Collection, September - October 1976, no. 82.
London, Courtauld Institute Galleries, Works from the Roland Collection, March - May 1979, no. 67; this exhibition later travelled to Norwich, Sainsbury Centre for the Visual Arts, May - June 1979; York, City Art Gallery, July - August 1979; Oxford, Ashmolean Museum, August - September 1979; Central Milton Keynes, September - October 1979 and Plymouth, City Museum and Art Gallery, October - December 1979.
Edinburgh, National Gallery of Modern Art, One Man's Choice, April - May 1985, no. 64.