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Georges Bernheim, Paris.
Galerie de l'Elysée [Alex Maguy], Paris.
Acquired by the father of the present owner, and thence by descent.
Please note that the dimensions stated in the catalogue include the base and adjustable stem; the height of the head is 8 1/8 in. (20.5 cm.).
PROPERTY OF A EUROPEAN GENTLEMAN
P. Courthion, Gargallo, Sculptures et dessins, Paris, 1937, no. 54 (another cast illustrated).
Musée Rodin (ed.), Pablo Gargallo, Paris, 1970, no. 57 (another cast illustrated).
P. Courthion & P. Anguera-Gargallo, L'oeuvre complet de Pablo Gargallo, Paris, 1973, p. 151, no. 113 (another cast illustrated pp. 104 & 150).
J. Anguera, Gargallo, Paris, 1979, pp. 122-3 (another cast illustrated pp. 128-9).
B. Klüver & J. Martin, Kiki's Paris: Artists & Lovers 1900-1930, New York, 1989, p. 245 (another cast illustrated).