Galerie Simon (Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler), Paris.
Roger Furse, London.
B.C. Holland, Inc., Chicago.
E.V. Thaw & Co., Inc., New York.
Private collection, United States (acquired from the above, March 1966); sale, Christie’s, New York, 3 November 2004, lot 44.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
Please note that Maya Widmaier-Picasso has confirmed the authenticity of this work.
Please note that Claude Picasso has confirmed the authenticity of this work.
PROPERTY FROM A EUROPEAN COLLECTION
M. Jardot, Pablo Picasso, Drawings from 1900 to the Present Day, New York, 1959 (illustrated, pl. 132).
The Picasso Project, ed., Picasso's Paintings, Watercolors, Drawings and Sculpture: The Fifties I, 1950-1955, San Francisco, 2000, p. 146, no. 53-095 (illustrated).
London, The Lefevre Gallery (Alex. Reid & Lefevre, Ltd.), Picasso, 1938-1953, May 1954, no. 23 (illustrated).
Frankfurt, Kunstverein, Picasso, 150 Zeichnungen von 7 Jahrzehnten, May-July 1965, pl. 110 (illustrated).
Art Institute of Chicago, Picasso in Chicago: Paintings, Drawings and Prints from Chicago Collections, February-March 1968, p. 85, no. 97 (illustrated).
Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art, 20th Century Drawings from Chicago Collections, September-November 1973.