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Acquired from Litchfield Auction, Connecticut (female with dog).
Acquired from Hôtel Drouot, Guy Laudner, Edith Vanderlinden, 29 October 1991, lot 107 (the acrobats).
Acquired from Braswell Galleries, Norwalk, Connecticut (the woman bent over).
New York, Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, Canes and Walking Sticks, 3 May - 26 July 1983, no exhibition catalogue (the Phallic cane).